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Elihu, David

David M. Elihu

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +1 213-443-3219 , Direct Fax: +1 213-443-3100
Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 443 3000 Fax: +1 213 443 3100

David Elihu is Of Counsel in Quinn Emanuel’s Los Angeles office. He joined the firm in 2011.  David has experience with a broad range of complex commercial litigation, and has an emphasize on high-stakes patent, antitrust, and other technical disputes. David has a law degree from Harvard, where he was the Co-President of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, and two engineering degrees from MIT.  David has used his technical background to work on cases involving technologies such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, flat panel displays, wireless and cellular communications, Internet-based transactions, and computer architecture and software.  He has been involved in a variety of patent, antitrust, competition, fraud, and other complex litigation matters at all stages, from early case assessment and jury trials to appeals.  David has experience litigating cases in state and federal courts across the country, in appeals before the Federal Circuit, investigations before the International Trade Commission, and re-examination proceedings before the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

  • American Express
  • Dentsu Aegis Network
  • Dow Chemical
  • Fetch Media
  • Google
  • IP Bridge
  • Merck
  • Motorola
  • Olaplex
  • Symantec
  • Time Warner Cable
  • University of Southern California
  • Harvard Law School
  • (J.D., 2009)
    • Harvard Journal on Legislation
      • Co-President, 2008-2009
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • (M.Eng, Biomedical Engineering, 2006)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • (S.B., Chemical Engineering; Biomedical Engineering, 2005)
The State Bar of California; The State Bar of New York; United States Court of Appeals: Federal Circuit; Registered to Practice Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Ropes & Gray LLP:
    • Associate, 2010-2011
  • Office of the Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse, United States Senate:
    • Senate Fellow, 2009-2011