David Ludwig’s practice focuses on civil litigation in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, internet / domain names, commercial transactions, government contracts, community associations, and bankruptcy law / creditors’ rights, as well as trademark and copyright prosecution, and corporate and small business law.
He is co-chair of the firm’s litigation group, supervising several lawyers, and he has served as an attorney for local and national clients in federal and state court litigation and arbitration matters, as well as in bankruptcy proceedings, TTAB disputes, domain name disputes (ACPA, UDRP, and URS proceedings), government contract bid protests and Tucker Act litigation, and numerous other forums and proceedings.
David Ludwig has represented manufacturing companies in complex patent infringement matters, technology companies in trademark infringement matters, and copyright holders in infringement actions against the likes of Disney and ABC.
In 2012, David made new law in Virginia by successfully arguing to the Virginia Supreme Court that a prevailing homeowner is entitled to recover attorneys’ fees in a claim against a Homeowners Association that has violated the provisions of its own governing documents.
David attended law school at The George Washington University Law School where he served as a student teacher of legal research and writing and an articles editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal.
Prior to joining the firm, David worked for a boutique D.C. firm that specialized in litigation and legislative policy work in the areas of copyright and constitutional law.