Dave Mancino is a U.S. patent attorney with more than two decades of legal experience. His practice focuses on patent litigation in venues across the U.S., the PTAB and the ITC, and Dave also performs patent prosecution, opinion work and licensing work. He has experience litigating and prosecuting numerous technologies, including commercial electronics, software, semiconductor design, electronic circuits, information technologies, communication protocols, lasers and optics, computer systems, encryption, computer forensics, high-speed digital printing, printer controls, cellular networks, medical devices, automotive components, jet engine components and systems, aircraft engine control systems, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, prosthetics, and database systems. Dave frequently serves as technical lead on patent litigation cases, preparing infringement/noninfringement and validity/invalidity positions and contentions, preparing technical experts, assisting with or taking technical depositions, and developing the technology-focused issues in claim construction, liability and damages throughout the case. Dave crafts creative strategies to solve problems in the most cost-effective manner while also diligently defending clients in litigation when necessary.
Dave is ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©. In 2013, Dave was named a 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for Cincinnati patent litigation. He co-authored Patent Local Rules for the Southern District of Ohio and was a member of the committee advocating for the implementation of the rules set forth in the document. Dave has an electrical engineering degree from the University of Michigan and several years of experience working as an electrical engineer with McDonnell Douglas.