David Diamond

Member of Richard Law Group


David works with Fortune 500 companies and startups alike to develop and safeguard their intellectual property assets through his focused knowledge of trademark and copyright law. He counsels U.S. and international clients in all aspects of trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement, as well as in copyright matters. By focusing on creative solutions to accomplish his clients’ goals in and out of litigation, David matches his subject matter knowledge with business-practical dexterity. In addition to handling a wide array of prosecution matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Copyright Office, he coordinates the international prosecution and management of clients’ global trademark portfolios. Within his Internet practice, he routinely represents leading brands in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) arbitration proceedings, as well as in takedown and privacy disclosure requests.

David’s litigation background complements his prosecution and enforcement practice, and he represents clients in litigation involving trademark and copyright infringement and unfair competition claims in federal court, as well as in contested cancellation and opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including big data analytics, construction, consumer products, e-commerce, fashion, financial services, health care, hospitality, publishing, restaurant services and software.


  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • B.A., Wake Forest University

Recognition and Affiliations:

  • Listed in 2020 among the World Trademark Review’s The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
  • Selected as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in intellectual property by Thomson Reuters from 2016 – present
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Mentoring Subcommittee Chair of the Law Firm Committee (2016 – 2017), Programming Subcommittee Co-Chair of the Young Practitioner’s Committee (2019 – present)
  • Presenter, “Trademark Update,” The Center for American and International Law’s 56th and 57th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law, November 2018 & 2019
  • Presenter, “Trademark Boot Camp – Nuts and Bolts of Trademark Law for the Uninitiated,” Dallas Bar Association and State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Sections, March 22, 2019
  • Presenter, “Summer School – Supreme Court Update,” American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Webinar, September 28, 2017
  • Co-author, “Lanham Act Boundaries Brought to Fore in 2016,” World Trademark Review, Issue 67, June/July 2017
  • Presenter, “Trademark Year in Review,” Oklahoma State Bar Intellectual Property Section, Midyear Meeting, June 2017
  • Co-author, “Nuances of Selecting Trademark Specimens,” Advanced Intellectual Property Law Course, State Bar of Texas, February 23-24, 2017
  • Author, “Alternative Fee Arrangements: Non-Hourly Billing Provides Opportunities for Firms to Improve Client Relationships,” INTA Bulletin, February 1, 2016
  • Dallas Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Law Section and Litigation Section