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 approximately 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 Activities

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

New Jersey Intellectual Property Association, Litigation Committee

American Trial Lawyers

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

American Intellectual Property Law Association

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


  • Spanish

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
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Civic / Charitable Activities

Saint Benedict's Preparatory School
Board of Directors

Publications & Features


Listed in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Intellectual Property

Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Intellectual Property

Listed in Best Lawyers®, Litigation - Intellectual Property

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

Listed as a Patent Star, Managing IP, 2018

Listed as a Top IP Attorney, BTI Client Services All-Stars Report, 2015

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

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

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