David Divine


  • George Mason University School of Law J.D., cum laude, Intellectual Property Certificate
  • Washington State University B.S., Mechanical Engineering


  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

David specializes in developing comprehensive intellectual property strategies that give companies a competitive advantage in the marketplace. David assists his clients in building global portfolios tailored to their business objectives. In the course of his career, David has developed expertise in a wide variety of technologies, including automotive, consumer electronics, holographic displays, computer software and hardware, e-commerce, medical devices, smart grid and other clean energy technologies, and telecommunications technologies. David’s practice includes preparation and prosecution of both utility and design patent applications. This range of experience gives David a breadth of understanding to draw from when approaching unique situations. David is very familiar with the nuances of prosecuting patent applications through the US Patent & Trademark Office, having served as a Patent Examiner prior to joining Lee & Hayes. The insight gained from working as a Patent Examiner has allowed David to more efficiently prosecute applications through the patent office, minimizing costs to his clients.