David E. De Lorenzi

David E. De Lorenzi is the Chair of Gibbons Intellectual Property Department and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  Mr. De Lorenzi has ~20 years of trial court experience before federal courts nationwide and the International Trade Commission in all fields of intellectual property law spanning a variety of technologies.  Roughly one third of Mr. De Lorenzi's practice focuses on counseling clients on their strategic intellectual property development, acquisition, divestiture and enforcement needs, and negotiating intellectual property transactions that accomplish those business goals.  Mr. De Lorenzi's representative clients are in the life sciences, telecommunications and consumer products industries.

Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D.)

Bowdoin College (A.B.)

Professional Admissions
State of New Jersey

State of New York

State of Ohio

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States Supreme Court

Professional Activities
Chair, Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at the Seton Hall University School of Law

Member, Board of Directors, Saint Benedict's Preparatory School

Chairman, New Jersey Intellectual Property Association, Litigation Committee

Editorial Board, Gibbons IP Law Alert blog (www.iplawalert.com)

Member, American Trial Lawyers

Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

"Trade Secrets – What You Don’t Safeguard Might Hurt You!," Legal & Tax Newsletter, March, 2013 (David E. De Lorenzi, Ralph A. Dengler)

"Smart Growth Strategies For Firm’s IP Practice," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2012

"Former Judge Paul Michel to Speak at Upcoming Fall Lecture Series Event," IP Law Alert, September 17, 2010

"Former Judge Paul Michel Discusses Proposed Changes to US Patent System," IP Law Alert, July 23, 2010

"Former Judge Michel Discusses Changes to US Patent System," ipFrontline.com, July 23, 2010

Interviewed in "Spotlight on Advisory Board Co-Chair David De Lorenzi," Health Law and Intellectual Property Law Highlights (the quarterly publication of the Seton Hall Law Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy), November 2012

Quoted in "Gibbons P.C.: Building On an 85-Year Legacy of Excellence," Commerce, December 2011 (Christine A. Amalfe, Russell B. Bershad, Frank T. Cannone, David E. De Lorenzi, Dawn Afanador, Patrick C. Dunican Jr., David A. Filippelli, June M. Inderwies, Brian J. McMahon)

Quoted in "Gibbons Welcomes 'The Apprentice,'" New Jersey Law Journal, October 4, 2010

Quoted in "Try Turning Over a New Rock to Find Good Talent," NJBIZ, August 16, 2010

Quoted in "Why Patent Applications Increase in a Down Economy," New Jersey Business, June 2008

Interviewed in "International Enablers: Colleges & Universities, Banks and Law Firms Aid in Global Commerce," New Jersey Business, September 2007

Interviewed in "Making Research Labs Patent-Free Zones," NJBIZ, June 20, 2005

Quoted in "Gibbons, Del Deo Targets Corporate Counsel As IP Group Expands," IP Law Bulletin, December 15, 2004

Quoted in "Patents: Garden State Attorneys Protect Innovation," New Jersey Business, June 2004

Quoted in "Battling Big Pharma," NJBIZ, December 1, 2003

Quoted in "Intellectual Property Law Abounds In Information Age," New Jersey Business, June 2003

Interviewed in "Gibbons: Great Intellectual Property Expertise in a General Practice Firm," Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, May 2003

Quoted in "The Scientific Method - As need grows, more and more law firms are bringing scientists on staff to help with cases," The Star Ledger, January 9, 2002

Quoted in "How to Make a Firm's Reach Exceed its Grasp," New Jersey Law Journal, November 27, 2000

Speaking Engagements
Speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey (NJCCA), "New Considerations for Patent Counsel: Patent Post-Issuance Proceedings under the AIA," Basking Ridge, NJ. June 3, 2014

Speaker, Geneva Group International (GGI) , "Geneva Group International (GGI) Annual Conference," October 1, 2006

Named to IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, 2012

Named to IAM Patent Litigation 250 - The World's Leading Patent Litigators, 2011

Listed in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Law Firms, Intellectual Property, 2014

Listed in Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2014

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Named one of NJBIZ's "40 Under 40" Outstanding Business Leaders, April 2003

Intellectual Asset Management Ranks Gibbons Top IP Law Firms and Practitioners Worldwide

Intellectual Asset Management Ranks Gibbons Among Top Five Intellectual Property Law Firms in New Jersey
David De Lorenzi and Sheila McShane Featured as Leading Practitioners

David De Lorenzi Interviewed in June Issue of New Jersey Business

Fluent in Spanish

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David E. De Lorenzi Attorney at Law
David E. De Lorenzi
Intellectual Property

Contact Information
One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102-5310

Direct: 973-596-4743
Fax:      973-639-6235
ddelorenzi @gibbonslaw.com
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