David Lund

David Lund
John F. Witherspoon Legal Fellow
Center for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Dr. David Lund joined CPIP in October 2016 as a John Witherspoon Legal Fellow. His research focuses on the global impact of patent law on the innovation industries. He is also interested in the broader workings of the patent system and writes about these issues regularly for the CPIP blog and elsewhere.

Prior to joining CPIP, David was an associate in the Silicon Valley office of Dechert LLP. There, he counseled clients throughout the biotech product life cycle on patent and related forms of protection. David was also a frequent adviser to tenants facing the prospect of eviction through his pro bono work with the San Mateo Legal Aid Housing Clinic.

David earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He also attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate studies where he obtained a B.S. in Cellular & Molecular Biology and Philosophy. Between undergrad and law school he obtained a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University.

Recent Publications

April 24, 2018

Twenty-five case studies underscore how innovators in developing countries—often enabled by robust IP rights—are achieving advances in life sciences and healthcare that benefit people around the world.