Dallas, Texas 75219
David McCombs is primary counsel for many leading corporations in patent inter partes review, reexamination, and concurrent patent litigation in the federal courts and before the U.S. Patent Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His practice spans 30 years and includes Federal Circuit appellate argument, patent litigation, licensing and technology transfer, patent portfolio development and drafting, and dispute resolution.
Mr. McCombs is the firm-wide chair of the technology practice of Haynes and Boone. He has a Physics degree and represents clients in diverse technologies that include electronics, semiconductors, software, telecommunications, medical devices, and energy equipment.
Mr. McCombs helps lawyers inside technology companies that face high-risk and often time-sensitive IP issues, both in the litigation and business context. He works with them to develop and execute intellectual property best practices designed to both maximize value and manage exposure to patent risk, and avoid litigation.
Prior to joining Haynes and Boone in 1989, he served as in-house patent counsel for a diversified technology company located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, with a long history of developing breakthrough chemical/material science, diagnostic, robotics, and motion management technologies.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) International, 4) Asia, 5) Patent Prosecution, 6) International and Domestic Intellectual Property Strategic Counseling and Management and 7) Patent Reexaminations and Post-Issuance Proceedings at the PTO|
|Law School||University of Miami School of Law (J.D.,1984)|
|Education||Denison University (B.S.,1981)|
|Bar Member / Association||Texas State Bar Associations|
|Most recent firm||Haynes and Boone, LLP|
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