David E. Crawford

David E. Crawford

Crawford IP Law
  • Patents, Intellectual Property, Trademarks...
  • Missouri, Ohio, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
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Summary

Mr. Crawford has extensive experience and expertise preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and throughout the world. He conducts freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity studies, prepares and negotiates licenses and other agreements related to intellectual property, and prepares and prosecutes trademark and copyright registrations. Mr. Crawford has litigated matters locally and across the country, he is an authority on design patent protection, and he regularly works for entities ranging from individuals and start-up companies to established national corporations and multi-national conglomerates. Mr. Crawford has provided patent services in diverse technologies, including medical devices and surgical instruments, industrial processing equipment, packaging and manufacturing systems, aircraft systems and engines, bulk handling equipment, semiconductor processing equipment, control systems, business methods, construction equipment, electric motors, lubrication equipment, air handling systems, combustors, automotive systems, nanotechnology, composite material fabrication, home appliances, sports equipment, hand and power tools, hardware, footwear, diapers, feminine care products, furniture, fluid power systems, welding equipment, optics and lasers, cooling equipment, cable management systems, and software. For a decade before becoming a patent attorney, Mr. Crawford worked as a design engineer at GE Aircraft Engines where he was responsible for numerous military engine components. Prior to working for GE, Mr. Crawford designed and built portions of a hexiped walking transport for the Department of Defense, and performed various engineering tasks at two nuclear material processing facilities for the Department of Energy. "The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements." - Mo. S. Ct. Rule 4-7.2(f).

Practice Areas
  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Initial Consultation Fee credited toward fees charged when engaged
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
Ohio
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Member
Crawford IP Law
- Current
Patent Attorney, Mediator, Intellectual Property Counselor at Law
Partner
Senniger Powers LLP
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Partner
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal (now Dentons)
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Partner
Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel
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Associate Attorney
Rogers, Howell & Haferkamp (now Thompson Coburn)
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Military Turbine Design Engineer
GE Aircraft Engines (now GE Aviation)
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Awards
President's Award
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Warren Welliver
Missouri Bar
Golden Anniversary Fellow
St. Louis Bar Foundation
Distinguished Fellow
St. Louis Bar Foundation
Professional Associations
Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation
Board of Directors (President 2016-)
- Current
NKU Chase College of Law, Transactional Law Practice Center
Board of Advisors (Founding Partner 2011)
- Current
Nat'l Conference of Bar Presidents
Member (Executive Council 2009-11)
- Current
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Member (President 2008-09, Executive Committee 2002-12, Board of Governors 2000, 2012, 16, 17) Chair of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Section 2000-01)
- Current
Missouri Bar
Member (Intervention Committee 2017-, Co-Chair Lawyers' Assistance Committee 2015-)
- Current
Engineers' Club of St. Louis
Member (Board of Directors 1997-99)
- Current
American Bar Association
Member (House of Delegates 2016-17)
- Current
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Member (Chair of St. Louis Section 2000-01, Treasurer of Ohio State Student Section 1982-83)
- Current
Metropolitan Bar Caucus
Executive Committee
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St. Louis Bar Foundation
Board of Directors
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Certifications
Professional Engineer (retired)
State of Missouri
Professional Engineer (inactive)
State of Ohio
Websites & Blogs
Website
Crawford IP Law
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Contact & Map
Crawford IP Law
P.O. Box 31097
St. Louis,, MO 63131
USA
Cell: (314) 614-6443