David Axtell practices in the areas of intellectual property and information technology counseling and litigation at Stinson Leonard Street.
David’s intellectual property litigation experience focuses on patent disputes while also frequently representing clients in the areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret, and related complex business disputes. His patent cases have involved technologies such as medical devices and procedures; computer software, hardware, networking, and storage; radio-frequency identification (RFID); mapping and geospatial technology; molecular biology; animal and human health feed and supplements; insurance industry systems; mechanical devices and production methods; and consumer products. He regularly defends clients of all sizes against claims brought by nonpracticing patent and copyright entities and provides those clients insight into methods for efficiently and cost effectively resolving such disputes.
David is also a dedicated member of the firm’s pro bono community, having received pro bono service awards from both this firm as well as his prior firm. He represents clients referred to him from the firm’s Deinard Legal Clinic, Volunteer Lawyers Network, Legal Aid and other community organizations, particularly for issues related to housing and criminal expungement.
David Axtell has presented and published the following: