David Connor is a senior associate in The Marbury Law Group. Mr. Connor’s practice is focused on supporting the business goals of clients by preserving, protecting, and expanding their intellectual property rights. He has provided opinions on the validity, non-infringement, infringement, or invalidity of various U.S. patents. Mr. Connor works directly with inventors to determine technical subject matter, scope of protection, and develop a patent protection strategy for his clients. His areas of discipline include various technologies such as: telecommunications, semiconductors, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, laser copiers, ink jet copiers, GPS systems, LCD devices, headlights, medical devices, computer software, vehicle braking systems, and combustion engine system components.
Prior to joining The Marbury Law Group, Mr. Connor practiced as a patent attorney for a small IP boutique, a Top 10 Am Law 100 firm, and clerked for the U.S. International Trade Commission, Office of Unfair Import Investigations in Washington, D.C. where he was involved with litigation of alleged patent infringement under 19 U.S.C. § 1337.
Previously, Mr. Connor worked as an engineer providing security design and installation for USAF Weapon Storage Areas and was lead fire protection engineer for the U.S. Dept. of State, Embassy Task Group. Mr. Connor has also worked on the upgrade of various production and utility operations at U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Mr. Connor’s experience includes living abroad where he assisted with the engineering efforts in the construction of irradiated nuclear fuel transport flasks.
- George Mason University School of Law (J.D., 2002)
- University of Maryland (B.S. Fire Protection Engineering 1989)
- Kansas State University (B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1985)
- District of Columbia
- Registered Patent Attorney
- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)