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David C. Seastrunk
+1 202 408 4225
david.seastrunk@finnegan.com

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
Fax +1 202 408 4400

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law
    J.D., 2015
  • North Carolina State University
    B.S., Textile Engineering, summa cum laude, 2009

David C. Seastrunk

Associate

David Seastrunk focuses his practice on patent litigation and prosecution, with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical technologies. His litigation practice includes U.S. district court cases, patent infringement cases under Section 1498(a) in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Seastrunk also represents both petitioners and patent owners in post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including inter partes reviews (IPR).

Mr. Seastrunk’s technical experience spans a wide range of subject matter areas, including computer software, internet and network information processing, consumer electronics, wireless communications, industrial manufacturing, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), fibers, textiles, polymers, films, and medical devices.

Mr. Seastrunk also devotes time to pro bono matters before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. While in law school, Mr. Seastrunk was a founding member of the cancer pro bono clinic, a joint project between local law schools in North Carolina.

Highlights

  • Certain Woven Textile Fabrics and Products, 337-TA-976 (ITC). Defended Welspun in an investigation involving importation of woven textile fabrics.
  • NFC Technology, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (E.D. Tex.). Member of team that represented plaintiff in a suit involving near field communications technology.
  • Served as publication editor of the First Amendment Law Review, 2014-2015.

Professional Recognition

  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016.

Professional Activities

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Phi Psi National Textiles Organization

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