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The Right Way to Calculate Due Dates in Europe and China
If you are docketing in China or Europe, you may notice that calculated due dates don’t match the dates given by your foreign associate. This program will explain why and the proper way to calculate due dates in these countries.
Using Analytics as a Patent Annuity Decision Tool
Join us as our panel discusses best practices for the annuity payment decision process and how patent analytics can help assist annuity decision makers in making the best decisions possible.
IP Punch List for Software Companies
The Software field is a dynamic growing area. This webinar will focus on the challenges that software companies face in protecting their innovations both in the US and in other important jurisdictions.
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Schwegman is teaming up with WIPO to host an all-day complimentary "Advanced PCT Training" seminar that will provide insights to practitioners on amendments and recent developments to the PCT rules, developing a strategy for international filings and procedural safeguards.
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  • Electrical & Computers
  • Chemical & Materials Science
  • Software & E-Commerce
  • Medical Devices
  • Clean Technologies
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Opinions
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Portfolio Management & Analysis
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
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David R. Cochran is a registered patent attorney. David received his B.S. degree in engineering science from the University of Notre Dame, his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University, and his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. As an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, David taught courses in solid state electronics, fiber optics, and optoelectronics, and was a member of the VLSI reliability center at Clemson University. As a member of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories, David was a system engineer supporting various aspects of AT&T’s fiber optic network, working on intra-office architecture, transmission equipment, central office planning,  and network restoration. David joined the Intellectual Property Business of Lucent Technologies, which included Bell Laboratories, where David worked as a licensing manager, primarily licensing patents of Lucent Technology and Bell Laboratories to companies in Europe and Canada. He is a member of the bars in Minnesota, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.


Seton Hall University School of Law 
Newark, NJ, 1993, J.D.

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX, 1981, Ph.D.
Major: Electrical Engineering

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX, 1977, M.S.
Major: Electrical Engineering

University of Notre Dame
Indiana, 1973, B.S.
Major: Engineering Science

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions
New Jersey
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association

Past Experience
Past Experience
Clemson University

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bell Laboratories (AT&T)

Member Technical Staff; System Engineer, Licensing Manager

Lucent Technologies

Intellectual Property Licensing Manager

Speaking Engagements/Classes
Speaking Engagements/Classes
Solid State Electronics, Fiber Optics and Optoelectronics

Clemson University