At Red Hat, David is responsible for managing the company's on-going defense in patent litigation, including evaluating and addressing threatened patent assertions. He is also responsible for advising Red Hat's leadership regarding its financial exposure from patent assertions. David also assists the intellectual property practice group with a range of patent issues, including answering patent inquiries, reviewing patent acquisition opportunities, analyzing the defensive capabilities of Red Hat's patent portfolio, and supporting important third-party patent-related alliances.

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