Dr. David Marsh is co-chair of Arnold & Porter's intellectual property practice. He focuses extensively on intellectual property counseling, interferences, inter partes and ex parte reexaminations, Hatch-Waxman issues and patent procurement, including in the biotechnology, business methods, chemical, clothing, computer media, consumer products, pharmaceutical and medical device areas. He has argued multiple matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office's Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. He also manages multiple European Opposition proceedings, and represents clients in patent and other intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution proceedings. Dr. Marsh is also an American Arbitration Association and World Intellectual Property Organization neutral arbitrator and has acted as a court-appointed mediator, arbitrator, and Markman Hearing special master. As an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School, Dr. Marsh teaches "Biotechnology and Patent Law." He has also written numerous articles on patent law, is a frequent speaker at conferences in the US and Europe, and is an editor of BioScience Law Review.
Dr. Marsh carried out his graduate work in molecular biology at Cambridge, England, and his post-doctoral work at Yale University. His research experience includes molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, and mammalian and plant genetics.
International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers 2011-2012
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009-2012 for Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation and Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
PLC Which lawyer? 2012: Recommended for Intellectual Property
PLC Which lawyer? 2011-2012: Recommended for Life Sciences: Patent Counselling
IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2012: Recommended for Prosecution
Washingtonian's "Best Lawyers" for Intellectual Property 2011
PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook 2009: Recommended for Intellectual Property (DC)
Legal Times Washington's "Leading Lawyers in Life Sciences" 2006
AIPLA Quarterly Journal - Editorial Board (2013)
Intellectual Property Owners Association: Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge Committee; U.S. Post-Grant Patent Office Practice Committee
Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Interference and Biotechnology Sections
Chairman, British-American Business Association
Fellow, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce