Patent Attorney - Member
Dr. David Parker plays both offense and defense when protecting clients’ intellectual property assets. Dr. Parker places a premium on the strategy and management of intellectual property portfolios.
From the moment of innovation to the ultimate marketplace, Dr. Parker maps out a course designed not only to provide protection for future manufacturing and marketing, but also to impede competitors from entering the game, thereby ensuring his clients have a clear path to market.
Should a legal action become necessary to safeguard a client, Dr. Parker has the litigation experience to take the case to trial.
In addition to being a talented doctor and attorney, Dr. Parker is a multi-faceted individual with a wide range of interests. A devoted father of three and active in his church, he is also an accomplished voice student, an impressive dancer, a dedicated soccer coach, an avid golfer and history buff.
1986 – J.D., The University of Texas School of Law 1981 – Ph.D., Molecular Pharmacology and Genetic Engineering, Baylor College of Medicine 1976 – B.A., Honors, Plan II, The University of Texas
Dr. Parker was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1986. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Western and Southern Districts of Texas, the Northern District of California, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. After receiving his Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Parker became a faculty member of the school. His faculty position included a joint appointment to the Bristol-Baylor Labs, a division of Bristol Laboratories, and his research focused on the characterization of gene readouts in malignancies and genetic reprogramming of neoplastic cells.