David J. Dykeman, JD

David J. Dykeman, JD is co-chair of the Intellectual Property Department in the Boston office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP.  A registered patent attorney with over fifteen years of experience in patents, intellectual property, and licensing, David’s practice focuses on securing strategic worldwide intellectual property protection and related business strategy for high-tech clients, with particular expertise in medical devices, healthcare IT and life sciences.  David also performs patent due diligence to assess patent portfolios for venture capital investment, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing opportunities. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), and on the Editorial Advisory Board of Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) Magazine.  David was appointed Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Science & Technology Law's Medical Device Committee and serves on the Massachusetts Life Sciences Collaborative Research, Innovation & Commercialization Task Force.

An author of over 35 articles and a speaker at over 30 conferences on medical devices and life sciences intellectual property, David is recognized for his industry contributions.  In June 2012, he was named to the “40 Medtech Innovators Under 40” list by Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine. In 2011, David was honored as one of Boston's "40 Under 40" innovative business leaders by the Boston Business Journal. Recently, David was named one of the top 250 Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners in the world by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine. David can be reached at (617) 310-6009 or dykemand@gtlaw.com. David’s full biography is available at http://www.gtlaw.com/People/DavidJDykeman.