David E. Brook is a founding Principal in the intellectual property law firm,
Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C., in Lexington, Massachusetts. He has
represented university and corporate clients for over thirty years in
intellectual property matters in many fields, including chemistry, chemical
engineering, materials, biotechnology and medical devices. Previously, he served
on the corporate patent staffs of Itek Corporation, the Atlantic Research
Corporation and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. He holds a B.S. degree in
chemical engineering from the University of Rhode Island, M.S. degree in
chemical engineering from Northeastern University, and J.D. degree from
Georgetown University Law Center.
Mr. Brook is a member of the Board of Directors of several high technology
corporations. He is an Adjunct Professor at Suffolk University Law School and at
the Franklin Pierce Law Center, where he also serves as a member of the Advisory
Committee on Intellectual Property. He has presented many invited lectures,
including lectures at the M.I.T. Innovation Center and for Massachusetts
Continuing Legal Education.
He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark
Office and is a member of the Bar in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and
Virginia. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, in which he
served as Chairman of its Intellectual Property Committee; the Boston Patent Law
Association, where he is a past-Chairman of the Chemical Practice Committee; the
American Bar Association; the American Intellectual Property Law Association;
the Central Middlesex Bar Association; and Phi Delta Phi Honorary Legal
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