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
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