Spanning industries and technologies, David M. Morris represents clients in intellectual property, general commercial cases, and other complex litigation. Among his clients are companies dealing in retail security devices, optical pickup units in video playback devices, cellular telephone cameras, video-on-demand technology, liquid crystal displays, personal computers, and satellite transmission of entertainment programming. David, who is involved in a number of patent infringement cases, participated in a successful jury trial about video-on-demand technology that resulted in a $115 million verdict.
David also represented human allograft technology and liquid crystal display technology clients to significant jury awards. He participated in litigation involving patent infringement of various aspects of personal computer technology and litigated licensing and patent infringement issues in the genetically modified agricultural products fields in a dispute between two biotechnology companies.
Petroleum product distribution and medical device industry clients have also called upon David’s services. He has experience litigating claims related to coronary catheter product patents, disputed licensing rights, royalty payments related to microprocessors used in computer printer technology, and software used by accounting firms.
Class action cases also fall under David’s domain. He assisted in a nationwide class action regarding franchise agreements and medical device products liability cases. He has first- and second-chair trial experience in US federal and state courts in products liability and professional negligence cases. David has appeared at trial or oral argument before numerous federal district and circuit courts.
University of Virginia School of Law, 1989, J.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1983, B.A.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized as an "IP Star" by Managing IP guide published by Euromoney's Legal Media Group (2013, 2015–2016)
Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association