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David Lovell


David Lovell is a shareholder in Winstead’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice emphasizes patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. He regularly counsels clients in strategically developing and growing their intellectual-property portfolios.

David has extensive experience at all stages of patent procurement, including preparation, prosecution, and appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He is well versed in computer, electrical, and telecommunications technologies. He has drafted numerous patent applications in subject-matter areas such as cloud management, endpoint management and security, performance monitoring of applications and databases, virtualization environments, data backup and recovery, application and data integration, big data analytics, database development, management, replication, and backup, enterprise mobility management, desktop virtualization, network management and security, identity and access management, data security and encryption, biometrics, oilfield systems and tools, wireless networks, speech recognition, casino gaming, spacecraft and satellite control, and business methods.

David’s experience also extends to representing requesters and patent owners in reexaminations of issued patents, conducting non-infringement and invalidity analyses, opinion drafting, and carrying out intellectual-property portfolio due diligence for transactions and other purposes. He regularly supports ongoing patent litigation by performing claims analyses, claim-construction analyses, and other tasks.

Before joining Winstead, David was a patent agent in Winstead's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Prior to that, he was a patent agent at another Dallas law firm.

Representative Experience

  • Domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution
  • Reexamination/review of issued patents
  • Non-infringement, invalidity, patentability, and freedom-to-operate analyses and opinions
  • Portfolio due diligence
  • Litigation support
  • Strategic IP guidance