David Hawkins is a registered patent agent who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling primarily in the areas of electronics and software including: Machine Learning, Optics and Lasers, and semiconductor fabrication. He also participates in M&A due diligence relating to IP and has expertise in open source software functional analysis.
Previously, David worked with the firm as a patent engineer. Prior to joining the firm, David was an Administrative/Legal Officer in the Security Force Battalion at Kings Bay, Georgia, where he was the principal administrative officer and supervised investigations for multiple subordinate organizations. He led a combined department of civilians and service members to provide full scale administrative support for 1,100 personnel.
United States Naval Academy, B.S., Electrical Engineering (2009)
University of Tennessee, M.B.A., Strategic Leadership (2017)