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David T. Shoneman

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Accomplished attorney skilled at leveraging technology, business and law to achieve your commercial objectives
  • Greater than 30 years of accomplishments balancing business objectives and commercial risks while developing strategic solutions to timely resolve complex legal, commercial, and technology issues including 20 years of experience as an intellectual property strategist and licensing executive in a world-class patent-monetization operation: (i) developed over 15 licensing programs (devices, services, technologies), (ii) conducted due diligence and drafted / negotiated IP agreements for $4+ billion in merger and acquisition activities (companies, lines of business and technologies) and (iii) negotiated deals to acquire more than 5000 world-wide patent asset
  • Successful at optimizing the value of intellectual property by (i) connecting protection to innovation and (ii) strategically guiding and leading organic intellectual property development, and third-party collaborations

Education and Bar Admissions:

  • Juris Doctor, Western New England University School of Law
  • Master of Business Administration, Operations/Information Management, University of Connecticut
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Certified Patent Valuation Analyst
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Section of the Bucks County (Pennsylvania) Bar Association
  • Admitted in Connecticut, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, USPTO and NJ In-House Counsel (2004-2016)

Recent Presentations, Professional/Community Collaborations:

  • Bucks County Bar Association: Business Law Institute 2018 – Counseling Clients on Emerging Intellectual Property Issues
  • Bucks County Bar Association: Company Formation Best Practices: People & Collateral (2017)
  • Bucks County Bar Association: Business Law Institute 2017 – The Intersection between IP & Business Law
  • IAM NPE 2016: The Business of Responsible Licensing – Moving into New Sectors
  • Rutgers University: Master of Business and Science Program – intellectual property strategy course (Guest Lecturer for 3 years)
  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association: The Art of the Deal – IP in Business Transactions
  • Judge, Pennsbury High School – 2018 Engineering & Entrepreneurship Project
  • Member, Bucks County Technical High School – Multimedia Digital Design & Programming Occupational Advisory Council
  • Judge, University of Delaware – 2017 and 2018 Hen Hatch Startup Funding Competition
  • Judge, Temple University  – 2018 Be Your Own Boss Bowl Competition