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The Advanced Guide to Understanding the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) Under the European Patent System
Later this year the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will come into effect, which will impact all users of the European patent system. This webinar will provide an overview of the new legal system and strategic considerations.
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Prior art and white space analytics are a lesser known analytics discipline, but are very powerful when executed correctly. This program will discuss these and how they are prepared.
5 Patent Prosecution Tips for Polymer Tech
Obtaining patent protection for inventions including chemical features has important differences from other subject matter. Learn how to maximize your chances of obtaining broad protection.

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

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Areas of Practice
  • Electrical & Computers
  • Chemical & Materials Science
  • Software & E-Commerce
  • Medical Devices
  • Clean Technologies
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Opinions
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Portfolio Management & Analysis
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
Overview
Education
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Past Experience
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Overview
Overview

David R. Cochran is a registered patent attorney. David received his B.S. degree in engineering science from the University of Notre Dame, his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University, and his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. As an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, David taught courses in solid state electronics, fiber optics, and optoelectronics, and was a member of the VLSI reliability center at Clemson University. As a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories, David was a system engineer supporting various aspects of AT&T’s fiber optic network, working on intra-office architecture, transmission equipment, central office planning,  and network restoration. David joined the Intellectual Property Business of Lucent Technologies, which included Bell Laboratories, where David worked as a licensing manager, primarily licensing patents of Lucent Technology and Bell Laboratories to companies in Europe and Canada. He is a member of the bars in Minnesota, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Education
Education

Seton Hall University School of Law 
Newark, NJ, 1993, J.D.

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX, 1981, Ph.D.
Major: Electrical Engineering

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX, 1977, M.S.
Major: Electrical Engineering

University of Notre Dame
Indiana, 1973, B.S.
Major: Engineering Science

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Florida
Minnesota
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association

Past Experience
Past Experience
Clemson University

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bell Laboratories (AT&T)

Member Technical Staff; System Engineer, Licensing Manager

Lucent Technologies

Intellectual Property Licensing Manager

Speaking Engagements/Classes
Speaking Engagements/Classes
Solid State Electronics, Fiber Optics and Optoelectronics

Clemson University