David L. Principe, Phillips Lytle Special Counsel

David L. Principe

Special Counsel
Buffalo
(716) 847-7066
dprincipe@phillipslytle.com
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Mr. Principe concentrates his practice on utility and design patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, and client counseling in the area of intellectual property. His patent prosecution work focuses on mechanical and electromechanical inventions, including medical devices. He advises clients on all phases of domestic and international trademark portfolio management.

Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Registered Patent Attorney

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • University of Notre Dame, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1989

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association

REPRESENTATIVE PATENTS

Medical Devices

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,415,160: FLUID FILTRATION DEVICE AND SYSTEM
  • U.S. Patent Application Publication No. 2011/0301571: REPERFUSION CATHETER SYSTEM
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,803,171: RETRIEVABLE INFERIOR VENA CAVA FILTER
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,318,815: ANGIOPLASTY DEVICE WITH EMBOLIC RECAPTURE MECHANISM FOR TREATMENT OF OCCLUSIVE VASCULAR DISEASES
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,796,989: INTRALUMINAL CUTTER FOR VASCULAR, BILIARY, AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,285,739: RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,261,257: DIALYSIS GRAFT SYSTEM WITH SELF-SEALING ACCESS PORTS

Mechanical Devices

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,551,142: GREASE INTERCEPTOR SYSTEM
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,887,319: ADJUSTABLE FIXTURE SUPPORT CARRIER FOR OFF-THE-FLOOR PLUMBING FIXTURES
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,875,329: ARM TUCKING DEVICE FOR USE WITH AN OPERATING ROOM TABLE
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,004,088: PROTECTIVE DEVICE FOR INCINERATION APPARATUS

Design Patents

  • U.S. Patent No. Des. 765,840: LAPAROSCOPE AND ENDOSCOPE CLEANING DEVICE
  • U.S. Patent No. Des. 662,012: HITCH COVER
  • U.S. Patent No. Des. 510,236: BEVERAGEWARE
  • U.S. Patent No. Des. 548,006: LID FOR BEVERAGEWARE

Past Activities

  • Niagara Frontier Intellectual Property Law Association, President
  • The University of Georgia, Business Outreach Services, Small Business Development Center, Macon, Georgia, Guest Lecturer
  • Mercer University Stetson School of Business, Douglas County, Georgia, Guest Lecturer