David Bloch is a partner in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of international law firm Winston & Strawn LLP who concentrates his practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Mr. Bloch’s clients describe him as “an extremely gifted writer” and applaud his ability to “speak clearly and concisely in a manner that helps non-technical people understand the issues at stake” (IAM Patent 1000 2015).
A frequent speaker worldwide, he is the co-author of IP and Technology in Government Contracts: Procurement and Partnering at the Federal and State Level (Matthew Bender), now in its fourth edition, and numerous articles in trade and academic publications. In 2012, he was named one of the top 75 intellectual property litigators in California by the Daily Journal; in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 he was named a Northern California Super Lawyer.
A member of the State Bar of California and the District of Columbia, Mr. Bloch also is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California; the District of Colorado; the Northern District of Illinois; the Eastern District of Michigan; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits; and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Bloch received a B.A. in Political Science in 1993 from Reed College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received a Master of Public Health and a J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University in 1996. In 1997, Mr. Bloch was a fellow in International Trade Law at the University of European Studies in Turin, Italy.
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