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.

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.

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19 Munck Wilson Mandala Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyers

The 2021 list of Texas Super Lawyers will be published in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list is estimated to be only five percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys. Several MWM partners

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18 Munck Wilson Mandala Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyers

The 2020 list of Texas Super Lawyers will be published in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list is estimated to be only five percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys. Several MWM partners

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Munck Wilson Mandala and Five Partners Honored in the 2020 IAM Patent 1000 Publication

Online and in its printed version, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as one of the definitive ‘go-to’ resources for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US. IAM listings are the result of an exhaustive qualitative research process to identify outstanding firms and individuals across

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Munck Wilson Secures 10 Millionth Patent in USPTO History

© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Natalie Posgate (June 19) – A group of Dallas lawyers from Munck Wilson Mandala made patent history Tuesday by securing a laser detection technology patent for Raytheon. It is the 10 millionth patent to be issued in the U.S. since George Washington issued the first in 1790 to Samuel

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Dallas Law Firm Registers the Nation’s 10 Millionth Patent at the USPTO

For some perspective, Raytheon’s patent comes 228 years after the country’s first patent was issued on July 31, 1790, to Samuel Hopkins for a process for making potash, an ingredient used in fertilizer. By John Council | June 21, 2018 at 03:19 PM When Dallas patent attorney David Doyle got a personal telephone call from the U.S. Patent and Trademark

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18 Munck Wilson Mandala Partners Named Texas Super Lawyers

The 2019 list of Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) will be published in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list is estimated to be only five percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys. The following

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16 Munck Wilson Mandala Partners Named Texas Super Lawyers

The 2018 list of Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) will be published in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list is estimated to be only five percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys. The following

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In the News

Munck Wilson Mandala Client Receives Historic 10 Millionth Patent Issued by the USPTO

Jun 19, 2018, 4:18pm EDT DALLAS, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala prepared and prosecuted the patent issued as U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000 today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  The MWM IP team worked with firm client Raytheon and principal engineering fellow Joseph Marron on the underlying patent application.  The USPTO has dedicated a

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16 Munck Wilson Mandala Partners Named Texas Super Lawyers

Dallas, TX, Sep. 5, 2017 —–  16 partners from law firm Munck Wilson Mandala have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers for 2017.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Produced and managed by Thomson Reuters, the selection

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18 Munck Wilson Mandala Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyers 2023

Munck Wilson Mandala congratulates 18 attorneys who have been recognized as Texas Super Lawyers for 2023. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Produced and managed by Thomson Reuters, the selection process involves independent research,

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Franklin Pierce Law Center, JD, 1999

Texas A&M University, BS, 1996

Computer Engineering

magna cum laude

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

  • IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, Patents
    2019-2023
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
    2015 – 2023
  • IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Professionals
    2020-2024

Texas, 1999

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office