David T. Movius

P: 216.430.2029

Working across all areas of intellectual property, David develops and implements creative and effective business-driven strategies to protect and commercialize technologies, products, brands and content, both domestically and internationally. He is the chair of McDonald Hopkins' Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group.

David provides strategic counseling to a wide range of businesses, from early-stage and startup companies to publicly-traded corporations, not-for-profits and governmental bodies. David has extensive experience litigating patent, trademark and trade dress, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, and public records disputes in federal and state courts, and he is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Additionally, David counsels and advises clients on technology and intellectual property transactions, including development and implementation of complex licensing programs, software development, acquisition and implementation, content distribution, sponsorships and endorsements, joint ventures, secured financing, and mergers and acquisitions.

David’s experience covers a broad array of industries and technical fields, including computer software development and systems implementation, relational databases, mainframe and middleware systems, specialty chemicals, health care, precious metals, household and consumer electronics, medical devices and imaging, genetic testing, tier and after-market automotive suppliers, financial services, retro-reflective films, injection molding, sports memorabilia, heavy equipment, ceramics, automation and industrial controls, internet technology and domain names, aerospace, nutritional supplements and food additives, consumer products, pneumatic tools, infra-red vision systems, pet care products, and specialty fasteners.

David earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law in 1998. He received a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Puget Sound in 1995.