Dr. David A. Harris is a patent technical advisor in the patent counseling and prosecution practice and a member of Cooley’s litigation department. His practice focuses on the domestic and international preparation and prosecution of patent applications for a variety of global clients ranging from small startups to large multinational companies. David specializes in a wide range of technical areas related to organic chemistry and biotechnology, including pharmaceuticals (small molecules and biologics), specialty chemicals and processes, polymers, medical devices and diagnostics. His practice also encompasses intellectual property due diligence and opinion matters, including freedom-to-operate, patentability, and non-infringement analyses. David possesses a deep understanding of the science behind clients’ innovations and has transferred his significant technical expertise to advocating these concepts on their behalf.
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