David M. Abrahams

General Information

David M. Abrahams is an associate at Webster, Chamberlain and Bean where he concentrates on intellectual property matters. Mr. Abrahams manages worldwide trademark and copyright portfolios for firm clients and provides trademark, copyright and Internet counseling including trademark clearance, trademark prosecution, copyright registration, enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, and prosecution of domain name disputes. In addition, Mr. Abrahams negotiates and drafts intellectual property related agreements such as licenses, assignments and coexistence agreements. Mr. Abrahams also assists firm clients with corporate matters including entity formation, obtaining federal tax exemptions and drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of contracts.

Prior to joining Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, Mr. Abrahams was a trademark Examining Attorney at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). During his tenure with the USPTO, Mr. Abrahams reviewed trademark applications for statutory and regulatory compliance with the Lanham Act, the Trademark Rules of Practice, and the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure. He also prepared ex parte appeal briefs for consideration by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Education & Honors

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1996

B.S., Mass Communications, Towson State University, cum laude, 1993

Bar & Court Admissions

Licensed to Practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia

United States District Court, District of Maryland

United States Supreme Court

Professional Activities

District of Columbia Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section