David Tellekson is a trial lawyer focusing on cases involving biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, polymer chemistry, and medical devices, primarily patent, trade secret, and licensing disputes. In addition to his trial work, he also consults on technology strategy, opinions, and due diligence.
David is a frequent writer and lecturer in areas of patent law and patent litigation. He has been selected as a Washington "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation each year since 2008. He has also been recognized as one of the top Intellectual Property Litigation lawyers in Washington by Chambers USA. From 2012-2014, Intellectual Asset Management magazine named David to the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. He is also included in the list of IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property for 2014 and 2015. Prior to joining Fenwick & West, he was the managing principal at Darby & Darby P.C. in Seattle.