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David I Gindler

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Practice Areas

David Gindler focuses on IP litigation and licensing, with an emphasis in complex patent litigation. His work spans a broad array of technologies, with an emphasis in life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. His clients include emerging innovators, major biotechnology companies, and academic institutions and research centers. Mr. Gindler’s achievements include securing a $302 million jury verdict, the largest compensatory damage award ever upheld in a published California appellate decision, as well as defeating a $217 million damages claim where liability had already been established in an earlier trial handled by a different law firm.


With a national practice, Mr. Gindler has litigated cases in various US district courts. He also supervises litigation with an international dimension, collaborating with legal partners across the globe in complex cross-border patent disputes.

Professional Memberships

He currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of Antaeus Theatre Company, and is also a member of the boards of directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Master Chorale and Beth Morrison Projects, a Member of the Litigation, Intellectual Property Law and Labor and Employment Law Sections of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.