Munck Wilson Mandala

David M. Doyle

Intellectual Property
(972) 628-3671

Recognized IP Pro

David is honored as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine and listed among the professionals recognized for excellence in the annually published IAM Patent 1000.

High Tech Background

David counsels clients on a variety of high-tech devices and platforms in aerospace and defense, telecommunications, semiconductors, computing, cybersecurity, fintech, and more.

Seasoned Professional

With more than 23 years of IP law experience, David has been with MWM since 2003, making him one of the firm’s longest-tenured IP partners.

David is a partner in the technology/intellectual property group.  He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has more than 23 years of experience counseling companies in the identification and protection of their intellectual property assets.

David’s experience in the preparation and prosecution of patents in high technology includes semiconductor devices and device fabrication, hardware and software development for computer and other data processing systems, process control systems, military and defense systems, and landline and wireless telecommunications systems.

Before joining Munck Wilson Mandala, David was an associate at a multinational, general practice law firm in Dallas. Prior to his legal career, he worked as a test programmer for a telecommunications company.

David’s extensive experience includes patent preparation, prosecution, appeals, enforcement, and defense; long-range strategies for domestic and international patent procurement and portfolio management; licensing; patentability, infringement, and validity; and third-party reexamination proceedings and IPRs.


Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1999
Juris Doctorate
Texas A&M University, 1996
B.S. Computer Engineering
Honors: magna cum laude

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Honors & Awards

IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, Patent Star

Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
2015 – 2022

IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Professionals

Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters
2004 – 2014

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1999

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Focus Areas


IP Audits & Legal Opinions

IP Due Diligence

IP Portfolio Management & Consulting

Consumer Products

Cybersecurity & Cloud Computing

Patents & Innovations

Trade Secrets

Trademark & Advertising