Cozen O’Connor: Albert, David M.

David M. Albert

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-7277

(215) 701-2122

Recent News:

NDRI Elects David M. Albert to the Board of Directors

David Albert, director of Cozen O'Connor's Strategy, Emerging Business & Venture Capital Group, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Disease Research Interchange.

David is director of strategy for the firm's Emerging Business and Venture Capital Group. David regularly advises startup companies and companies of all sizes on a variety of issues, including those related to the creation, maintenance, and protection of their intellectual property assets.

David's intellectual property related experience includes work on the following types of intellectual matters:

  • Negotiating and drafting various intellectual property agreements, including Software as a Service (SaaS) Agreements, license agreements, and website Terms of Use and Privacy Policies.
  • Trademark and copyright portfolio management, including trademark clearance and prosecution.
  • Trademark and copyright enforcement and litigation, including internet infringement and cybersquatting issues. In connection with these, David assists clients with issues related to the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, the Lanham (U.S. Trademark) Act, the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Prior to attending law school, David worked as a program director with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the America-China Society. He is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and serves on the executive committee of the board of The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians.

David received his Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in 1990. He then received his master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University in 1997, and his J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003.

Experience

News

NDRI Elects David M. Albert to the Board of Directors

November 12, 2018

David Albert, director of Cozen O'Connor's Strategy, Emerging Business & Venture Capital Group, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Disease Research Interchange.

Intellectual Property Department Named Among Best Law Firm Corporate Practices

September 15, 2015

Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property was named the Best Law Firm Corporate Practice: Non-Litigation Intellectual Property in Pennsylvania by The Legal Intelligencer.

Cozen O'Connor Intellectual Property Department Named Team of the Year in Pennsylvania

September 14, 2015

Sponsored by both the International Associate of Lawyers and Swissport, the 2015 Legal Awards program selects winners based on their achievements and strengths over the past calendar year.

Cozen O'Connor and MidMarket Capital Advisors host China Great Wall Asset Management Company

August 04, 2009

Cozen O'Connor and MidMarket Capital Advisors host China Great Wall Asset Management Company

Cozen O’Connor Launches Capital Markets Group Multidisciplinary Team Serves Expanding, Global Capital Markets’ Client Base

July 07, 2009

Cozen O’Connor Launches Capital Markets Group Multidisciplinary Team Serves Expanding, Global Capital Markets’ Client Base

David M. Albert Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Philadelphia Office As Associate

January 07, 2009

David M. Albert Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Philadelphia Office As Associate

Publications

Advice on How to Grow Your Business and Protect Your IP [Bar Business Magazine]

April 01, 2017

David Albert, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property department, discusses how to grow your business and protect your intellectual property.

Protection of Marijuana Brands in the United States [Cannabis Industry Alert]

December 20, 2016

This client alert addresses trademark protection for companies in the cannabis industry and suggests strategies to address the limitations imposed on such companies by the current state of the law.

Trademarks and Copyrights: How to Protect Your Health Club's Intellectual Property

November 01, 2016

David Albert discusses the importance of protecting intellectual property assets for fitness club owners.

Private Enforcement of Product-Labeling Violations [The Legal Intelligencer]

March 06, 2014

In an article titled "Private Enforcement of Product Labeling Violations," Stephen Miller, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation Department, and David Albert, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Intellectual Property Department, discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's consideration in April whether a private litigant can sue a company for violating federal restrictions on labeling food and beverage products.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

CompuMark NY Summit 2017

April 25, 2017 - New York, NY

IMPACT 2015 Capital Conference

November 03, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2003
  • Columbia University, M.A., 1997
  • Emory University, B.A., 1990
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

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