David J. Cho


202.753.6918
202.470.6464 fax
david@brakehughes.com

David J. Cho is Of Counsel with Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP. Mr. Cho’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting domestic, international and PCT patent applications in a wide range of technologies including wireless systems, networking, semiconductor devices, consumer products, medical devices, computers, software, microprocessors and other hardware systems.

Prior to joining Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP, Mr. Cho was Of Counsel at Harness, Dickey & Pierce PLC, where he was involved in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of semiconductor processing, fabrication, and packaging, printing technologies, medical devices, display devices, wireless communication systems, elevators, batteries, nuclear power reactors, e-vaping devices, and various automotive technologies. Mr. Cho also worked previously at the law firms of Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP and Oliff & Berridge, PLC.

While attending law school, Mr. Cho worked as a Patent Examiner at the USPTO for over 5 years, examining patent applications in the area of medical devices and surgery technologies, including stents, balloon catheters, cannulas, respirators, aspirators, endoscopes, artificial insemination, orthopedic instruments, and disposable absorbent articles. With more than a decade of legal practice, Mr. Cho’s experience at the USPTO has allowed him to leverage patent procurement by identifying what needs to occur (in a productive and cost-efficient manner) in order to obtain patents for his clients.

Prior to entering the intellectual property field, Mr. Cho worked for the U.S. Navy as a Systems Engineer. He also has experience, during his cooperative education, as a project engineer for various companies in the Philadelphia area, such as Consolidated Railroad Corp., Arco Chemical Co., SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, and Philadelphia Water Dept.

Education:
• University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2001
• Drexel University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions:
• District of Columbia
• Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office