David Maldonado

Mr. David Maldonado focuses his practice on corporate and intellectual property law. He has experience in IP enforcement and litigation, counseling on intellectual property issues in the transactional context, and trademark prosecution. He advised clients on intellectual property issues in cross-border transactions across the South American region and in relation to the U.S. He also holds strong experience in negotiating and drafting patent, trademark, and copyright assignment agreements for the transfer or licensing of rights as between related companies, between employers and employees, and as a part of settlement negotiations over disputes relating to the use or infringement of intellectual property rights. Mr. Maldonado also prosecutes trademark applications and oppositions before Ecuador’s IP office, Instituto Ecuatoriano de Propiedad Intelectual, where he previously worked as a trademark and patent attorney.

While in law school Mr. Maldonado served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Melvin Hoffman at the United States Federal Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Massachusetts. In addition, Mr. Maldonado interned for Bose Corporation’s Intellectual Property department where he received first hand experience in relation to U.S. trademark filing and prosecution at the USPTO.


EDUCATION:
B.A. Economics, Cum Laude, Clark University, Worcester, MA, 2009
              Economics Honor Society: Omicron Delta Epsilon, 2009

Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Clark University, Worcester, MA, 2010 

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA 2014
               Intellectual Property Concentration with Distinction.

BAR ADMISSIONS:
Ecuador (2016)
Massachusetts (2014)
Nueva York (2015)
Florida (2015)

LANGUAGES:
English - Spanish.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE::

Attorney, Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property, Quito, Ecuador (2015)

Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Melvin S. Hoffman, Federal Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Massachusetts, United States (2014) 

Legal Intern, Intellectual Property Department at Bose Corporation in Framingham, MA, United States (2013)

Legal Intern at the Colombian law firm Cuesta & Asociados, Bogota Colombia   (2012)

PUBLICATIONS: (view article):

David Maldonado, Orphan Drug Approval Route under Ecuadorian Legislation NYSBA International Law Practicum, 2018, Vol. 31, No1. p. 93-95.

ATTORNEYS:

Fernando Romero

Fernando Romero

Jorge Bunce

Jorge Bunce

Franklin Maldonado

Franklin Maldonado