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David Becker

David Becker

Location: Northbrook, IL
Major: History, Political Science; Certificate in International Relations
Company: Freeborn & Peters, LLP
Title: Partner

Education/Career Path:

I received my J.D. for the DePaul University College of Law.

What are your daily responsibilities?

I am a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and Intellectual Property Litigation Group. I specialize in complex business disputes and intellectual property matters. I have a substantial trial practice and have tried cases involving securities fraud, failed real estate transactions, defective products and employment discrimination. In my intellectual property practice, have litigated numerous technologies, including carburetors for automobile engines, computer-controlled valve operating machines, artificial fireplaces, data capture systems, client-server computer systems, multitasking operating systems for computers, hand-held computers, digital cameras and imagers, laser scanners, optical character recognition techniques, power management systems for hand-held computers, RFID systems and devices, wireless communication systems utilizing “Wi-Fi” (IEEE 802.11) standards, website functionality and automotive wiper blades.

Clubs/Activities you were involved in while at UR:

  • Rugby
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidsbecker

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