David Scannell is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Scannell focuses his practice on intellectual property disputes before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the federal courts. He has litigated several successful, high-profile cases in the ITC involving complex technologies, including graphical user interfaces, image processing architectures, and sonar devices. He has drafted complaints, summary judgment motions, and trial briefs, has taken and defended depositions, and has helped negotiate settlement agreements.
Mr. Scannell has also advised clients in connection with matters involving compliance with federal agencies, particularly in responding to allegations of unfair or deceptive acts in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Mr. Scannell has also advocated for clients on a pro-bono basis in a number of areas, including Constitutional violations by law enforcement, custody disputes, housing discrimination matters, and predatory lending practices.
Before law school, Mr. Scannell was a consultant with Computer Sciences Corporation, where he delivered a number of enterprise solutions to the federal government, including the integration of the United States Army’s logistics systems.
Mr. Scannell received his J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School in 2009, where he was an editor of the University of Virginia Journal of Law & Politics. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 2002.
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