David J. Arthur is a registered patent attorney with almost twenty-five years' experience matching intellectual property to business goals. Mr. Arthur works directly with his clients to address how intellectual property law relates to their business goals. Mr. Arthur has broad experience relating intellectual property legal issues to business goals.
Clients appreciate Mr. Arthur's ability to see the client's ultimate business objectives, and tailor legal strategies and tactics always with those objectives in mind.
Mr. Arthur now directs his practice of intellectual property law to exclusively represent one client, Xerox Corporation. Therefore, Mr. Arthur is not accepting any new clients at this time.
Each client has unique goals. Those unique goals create unique issues. Mr. Arthur is well versed in identifying and analyzing the issues pertinent to protecting, exploiting, and transferring technologies. He applies his experience to helping his clients avoid or minimize legal problems while meeting their business objectives.
Businesses can use intellectual property in many ways to meet different business goals. By working closely with business executives, Mr. Arthur suggests strategies and tactics for using intellectual property in creative and effective ways.
For those clients specifically interested in patent protection for their innovative technology, Mr. Arthur is experienced in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in electrical, electronic, and mechanical technologies. Mr. Arthur has worked with a variety of electrical and electronics technologies, including modems, digital wireless communications devices, infrared sensors and their associated circuitry and structures, and digital signal processors, both hardware and software implemented. Mr. Arthur also has experience with various mechanical technologies.
Mr. Arthur served on the Board
of Directors of the Orange County Patent Law Association from
1991 through 1997, serving as its President in 1996. Mr. Arthur
is also a member of the California State Bar Association (Intellectual
Property Section), the American Bar Association (Section of Intellectual
Property Law), the American Intellectual Property Law Association,
the Licensing Executives Society, and the Orange County Bar Association
(Business and Corporate Law Section).
David J. Arthur, Attorney-at-Law, 1997 - 2000
Rockwell International Corporation, Intellectual Property Counsel,
1985 - 1997
Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering), University of California, Irvine (1978)
Supreme Court of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
Rochester (N.Y.) Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association
California State Bar
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Elder, Webster (NY) Presbyterian Church (2002 - 2005)
Elder, Irvine (CA) Presbyterian Church (1994 - 1996)