David Chen

Managing Attorney

David represents a diverse client base in IP transactions, trademark and patent prosecution, IP portfolio management, and opinions as to patentability/registrability. He has also conducted IP due diligence studies for both private and public company transactions, managed numerous IP disputes (including litigation matters), and frequently provided IP litigation support (serving as co-counsel in federal court for trademark, copyright and patent litigation matters, and in state court for trade secret litigation).

Before becoming an attorney, David was a chemical engineer working with hydraulic systems and representing a specialty chemical company in field applications where he received recognition for his work in developing statistical models of plant equipment.


B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
Juris Doctorate, Honors (Cum Laude), Seattle University School of Law

Professional Recognition

Best Lawyers in America ® 2016-2019 (trademarks) Selected by Peers
Rated by Super Lawyers 2006 & 2007 Rising Star Washington Law and Politics Magazine.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

Registered to Practice, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Admitted to practice, Washington State
Admitted to Practice, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Washington State Bar Association