David M. Barkan



David M. Barkan is a litigation principal in Fish & Richardson’s Silicon Valley office and served as the firm’s Nationwide Head of Litigation from 2001 through 2006. He specializes in high technology litigation, spanning a broad range of computer and network technologies, including computer graphics, programming theory and language, networking protocols and security, semiconductor processing, analog and digital semiconductor devices, distributed systems, and storage devices. Mr. Barkan has tried intellectual property cases before judges and juries in US district courts, in the US International Trade Commission, and in arbitration proceedings. Prior to law school, Mr. Barkan wrote software for a small start-up in Cambridge, Massachusetts (1988-1989).

David has been selected as a Super Lawyer since 2004 and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2013 for Litigation – Intellectual Property. Additionally, in 2009, the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal named David as one of the “Top 100″ most influential lawyers in California. The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal also named him as one of the “Top 75″ intellectual property litigators in California in 2009 and 2010.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) ITC Litigation and 3) Patent Litigation
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 1992)
Education Harvard University (A.B., 1987)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Fish & Richardson P. C.
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