ProfessionalsDavid J. Ball Jr.
Dave Ball is retired from the Paul, Weiss partnership and remains of counsel in the Litigation Department. Prior to retirement, Dave focused on patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, antitrust and related tort and contract litigation. Throughout his career, Dave helped clients protect their most valuable and innovative IP in a wide range of technologies, including consumer electronics, mobile technology, computer hardware and software, biotechnology and video games. Dave has substantial experience before the federal district courts and the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Dave was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division for the District of Columbia from 1999-2003. From 1996-98, Dave served as an Associate Solicitor of the US Patent and Trademark Office. In 1994-95, Dave clerked for Federal Circuit Judge Randall R. Rader. Dave was trained as an electrical engineer before going to law school.