David Powsner

Job Title: Intellectual Property Lawyer
Company: David Malm

Dave is an intellectual property lawyer who advises technology companies on a range of patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, licensing and litigation matters.  Dave is actively involved with the Licensing Executive Society of USA & Canada, where he serves in the volunteer role of Senior Vice President of Digital Content.  His prior roles with the organization include Senior Vice President of Meetings, Co-Chair of the 2020 Annual Meeting, Chairman of the High Technology Sector, and Co-Chair of the High Tech Sector Royalty-Rate Survey Committee.  Dave is the creator and producer of three podcasts series, The Tech Entrepreneur, Failure – The Podcast, and The Five-Minute Update (on Licensing), and he has hosted or co-hosted over 100 podcast episodes under those labels.  Dave is also active in the startup community, volunteering time and using his work experience to coach new businesses. Through his membership in the MIT Enterprise Forum and local angel investment groups, he has coached hundreds of startup companies as they prepare for early stages of growth, including through fund-raising and intellectual property acquisition and protection.