David L. Cohen, is the President of DLCIP Corporation which provides legal advice through the law firm of David L. Cohen, P.C. and IP and Business consulting services through Kidon IP Corp.  David was admitted to practice in New York in 1999 and is also admitted to practice in New Jersey, the District of Columbia and before the USPTO.

David’s hand-on experience includes strategic litigation planning; global project management; patent monetization; FRAND licensing; building and managing legal and IP teams; patent licensing and negotiations; global anti-trust; strategic IP portfolio development and acquisition; IP strategy and opinion work; patent and trade secret assessments; and IT needs, strategy, & design.

Prior to founding David L. Cohen, P.C. and Kidon IP Corporation, David was the Chief Legal and IP Officer of FORM Holdings, Inc. (f/k/a/ Vringo, Inc.) where he created a world class in-house team that spearheaded an effective global monetization program and brought in over 40MUSD in licensing revenue while pioneering numerous cutting edge, global monetization, enforcement and structured innovation techniques.

Prior to FORM, David was senior in-house counsel at Nokia Corporation, where he participated in or managed projects that generated over 1BUSD in revenue. David worked at the law firms of Lerner David and Skadden Arps before joining Nokia and clerked for Chief Judge Carman of the Court of International Trade. 

David has a BA and M. Phil in the History and Philosophy of Science, an MA in History and an MA in Legal and Political Theory. His received his juris doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law in 1998, cum laude, where he was on law review. David has multiple publications to his credit, is a co-inventor on two patents, and is a frequent speaker at conferences.  David was listed in IAM 300 The World’s Leading IP Strategists in 2015 and 2016.

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