David L. D’Amato


Four Gateway Center
100 Mulberry St.
Newark, NJ 07102

Mr. D’Amato is an attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property & Information Technology practice. His practice focuses on the procurement and enforcement of patent rights. Mr. D’Amato utilizes his technical background in mechanical engineering in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical and electromechanical arts. He also has experience handling patent matters involving software-based systems in the wireless telecommunications field, as well as other fields including control of power supplies, electronics, and other related technologies.

Prior to Mr. D’Amato’s legal career, he worked as a mechanical engineer where he was responsible for the optimization, maintenance, and quality control of various manufacturing processes supporting the automotive and electronics industries. He has also worked as an industrial automation specialist where he supported various manufacturing facilities in the configuration of their automation systems.


  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, cum laude, 2014
  • B.E., Stevens Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office