David Aker
Of Counsel

(203) 327-4500 x168

Mr. Aker has been engaged in the practice of all aspects of intellectual property law for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to start ups, to individual inventors, including litigation in federal courts, licensing, preparation of right to use studies and patent infringement opinions, due diligence investigations, preparation and prosecution of United States and foreign patent applications, trademark applications, and advice and counsel on trademark and copyright matters.  He has particular expertise in electrical, computer, mechanical and process related inventions, and in the fields of analytical instruments, and medical devices, including pacemakers, defibrillators and ultrasonic imaging systems.  He has been retained as a patent expert in patent litigation.


The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, BS, Physics

State University of New York at Stony Brook, MS, Materials Science
St. John's University School of Law, JD


New York
Registered Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Vice President/Secretary-Treasurer


Academic Experience

Mr. Aker is an Adjunct Professor of Law, at the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, where he teaches Patent Law, a Patent Practice Seminar, Patent Litigation and Computer Law. He received the law center’s first annual Adjunct Professor of the Year award for dedicated and distinguished services to students.


Lecture Experience

Mr. Aker is on the faculty of The Practising Law Institute’s live patent bar review course, when it is offered in New York.  He has made presentations on various intellectual property law topics to the Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and The Corporate Bar Association of Westchester and Fairfield.