David focuses his practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, and enforcement. He also works on a wide variety of technology matters, including social media and advertising, privacy, and intellectual property related transactions. Drawing on his in-house legal and business experience, David partners closely with clients to help them plan for their long-term business goals and tolerances for risk in strategically managing, building, and protecting multi-national intellectual property portfolios. His experience includes advising clients ranging from pre-launch start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.
“David Johnson is a talented IP and technology attorney with significant experience advising clients on the full range of trademark, copyright, privacy, and other technology topics, with a particular focus on drafting and negotiating licenses and commercial contracts. He brings a practical approach to his counseling and transactional practice and helps companies balance legal risks and business needs. We’re delighted that David has joined our team,” said Intellectual Property and Technology Law Chair, Antigone Peyton.
Before joining Protorae Law, David was Counsel at a NYC-based intellectual property and business strategic advisory firm, where he worked closely with the internal business and legal teams to counsel clients on the strategic development, protection, and monetization of their U.S. and foreign trademark, copyright, and domain portfolios as well as advising on social media and advertising issues. David received his Juris Doctorate from William & Mary Law School and graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.
Established in 2010, Protorae Law is a Tysons, Virginia based business law firm which focuses its practice on Government Contracts, Corporate & Business Entities, Employment Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Real Estate, Commercial Lending, Construction Law, Trusts and Estates and Business Litigation.