David is a Partner in our Electronics & Software team and is based in our Manchester office. He has broad technical experience in electronics and computer system design, enabling him to work across sectors including; video and audio coding, digital electronics, optical storage media, and content delivery and networking.
As well as patent drafting and prosecution work on the electronics side, David has been involved in numerous disputes over infringement of rights in designs. By taking a pragmatic view and seeing a quick commercial resolution of issues through negotiation and settlement he has kept clients out of court.
As part of his Masters degree in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford David undertook research on knee joint replacement, and has been with Appleyard Lees for his whole professional career.