David Kulik provides intellectual property and strategic counsel to companies of all sizes. From domestic and international start-ups and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, he is frequently called upon to assist clients with their sophisticated intellectual property concerns, contracts and transactional needs, general corporate and financing questions, and entertainment law issues.

David Kulik provides intellectual property and strategic counsel to companies of all sizes. From domestic and international start-ups and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, he is frequently called upon to assist clients with their sophisticated intellectual property concerns, contracts and transactional needs, general corporate and financing questions, and entertainment law issues.

David approaches the needs of his clients by weighing the risks of action or non-action against the costs — advising clients on the paths that maximize the economics but minimize the expense. While his practice focuses on intellectual property transactions, he is frequently engaged to consult in virtually all phases of litigation, in both state and federal courts, at the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in a variety of proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

David’s practice encompasses the full range of intellectual property assets: U.S. and foreign patent and trademark portfolio management; trade secrets; trade dress; design patents; copyrights; due diligence for corporate transactions; licensing and technology contracts; publishing and media rights; and strategic assessments.

He has prosecuted patents and counseled clients in the life sciences technologies, chemical and materials sciences, food and beverage and supplements industries, firearms and projectiles, chemicals and analytics, biotechnology inventions and biotechnology products and methods. His work in the entertainment industries encompasses published and digital media developers, film development and financing issues, contracts for film and sports individuals, online gaming and graphics companies and properly handling the associated IP rights.

David counsels clients in numerous industries, from cutting-edge technology to consumer products and manufacturing. His experience also includes work with companies involved in:

  • Chemicals.
  • Pharmaceuticals.
  • Nutraceuticals.
  • Polymers and nanotech materials.
  • Gene therapy vectors and methods.
  • Lab-on-a-chip devices.
  • Antibodies, diagnostics and engineered antibodies.
  • Vaccines.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Agricultural chemicals and methods.
  • Network security systems.
  • Software applications and GUI.
  • Financial methods.
  • Surveillance and monitoring systems.
  • Passenger vehicles and autonomously operated vehicles.
  • Aviation, aircraft and satellite systems.
  • HVAC systems.
  • Manufacturing engineering.
  • Defense technologies.

David is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the California Bar, and he is registered to practice before the USPTO. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the George Washington University Law School.