Education

  • University of Maryland, School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, B.S.E.E.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia, Federal Circuits
  • U.S. District Court - District of Maryland
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Who We Are

David J. Cushing

Mr. Cushing is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Sughrue Mion, PLLC, where for over thirty-five years he has engaged in all facets of patent related matters, including prosecution, opinions on infringement and validity issues, licensing, litigation, ex parte and inter partes reexamination practice, post-grant and inter partes review, and Federal Circuit appeals. His practice has covered a wide range of electrical, mechanical, optical, computer science and medical device technologies, with particular focus and extensive experience in hearing aids, telecommunications, networking systems, and computer system architecture, for both U.S. and international clients. His clients range from individuals wanting to protect their ideas, technology start-ups and other small companies requiring freedom to operate and design review counseling and development of an overall intellectual property plan, and Fortune 100 companies with in-house intellectual property counsel seeking assistance in all areas.

Mr. Cushing is a 1973 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Electrical Engineering, a 1976 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, and is admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and before the Supreme Court of the United States.