David Z. Petty
David Z. Petty Shareholder
David Petty is a Shareholder at McAndrews who specializes in intellectual property law. His practice includes the full spectrum of IP-related representation and counseling services, including patent preparation and prosecution, IP litigation, post-grant proceedings, opinion work, licensing, and due diligence.
The numerous patent applications David has prepared and prosecuted relate to such diverse technologies as electrical connectors, medical imaging devices, surgical navigation devices, spinal decompression devices, aerospace technologies, plastic packaging and systems for making plastics, powered and manual wheelchairs and related technology, pressurized containers, soap dispensers, safety locking devices, beam assemblies for building structures, electrical floor boxes and poke-throughs, surgical implants and audio speakers.
David also has significant litigation experience. He has been involved in lawsuits concerning areas of technology such as contact lenses, lighting systems, foam soap dispensers, electrical floor boxes, electrotherapeutic devices, video poker machines, packaging, powered wheelchair technology, fluid control valves, and computer jukeboxes. David’s litigation experience includes all aspects of major patent litigation including conducting pre-filing investigations, discovery, claim construction, motion practice, presenting and arguing motions in Federal court, and trial and appellate work.