Attorney David Johns has been in practice for almost forty years. He has extensive experience advising clients on wide-ranging business and intellectual property matters including patent, trademark, and copyright law. He guides entrepreneurs and businesses at all stages of development, including business formation and operation, commercial transactions, intellectual property acquisition, licensing and management, and buying and selling of intellectual property rights and businesses. David is skilled in counseling both start-up and established businesses. Prior to joining AWD, David was a partner in a boutique intellectual property law firm and served for nearly 30 years as Chief Trademark Counsel and senior patent attorney of an international diversified consumer, electronic, industrial and medical device company.