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David, Dawn

Dawn M. David

Direct Tel: +1 213-443-3000

Salt Lake City, Utah

Dawn David is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Salt Lake City office.  Her practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation. Dawn represents clients in all aspects and stages of offensive and defensive litigation matters.  Dawn has represented clients in intellectual property disputes involving a wide range of technologies including, among others, telecommunications, graphics processing/architecture, mobile device technologies, computer networking, software, video streaming, digital rights management, network security, content delivery networks and systems, video compression, graphical user interfaces, medical equipment, bar code readers, transportation and traffic safety equipment, food processing equipment, hunting equipment, construction equipment, and household appliances.  She also has represented clients in cases involving trade secrets, trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights, as well as employment and contract disputes. Dawn’s experience also includes representing clients before the International Trade Commission. Dawn has degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management.  

Dawn received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2013 from the University of Illinois Chicago John Marshall Law School where she was the Managing Editor of the Review of Intellectual Property Law.  She is admitted to practice in Utah and Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

  • The John Marshall Law School
    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • Hon. Howard T. Markey Distinguished Scholar
    • Fred F. Herzog Scholar
    • Dean’s List
    • Review of Intellectual Property Law:
      • Managing Editor
  • University of South Florida
    (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2009)
    (M.S., Engineering Management, 2009)


  • The State Bar of Utah
  • The State Bar of Illinois