Eric D. Kirsch

Eric D. Kirsch*

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Professional Profile

Eric D. Kirsch graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.  As an Electrical Engineer, Eric wrote software for BDM Corporation in Columbia, Maryland and designed electronics for General Electric’s Space Division located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Eric then attended Law School at the University of Pittsburgh, where he became Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review. 

Following graduation, Mr. Kirsch spent several years in private practice before becoming an Assistant District Attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he tried serious felony cases as a member of the Habitual Offender Unit.

Eric then joined Fish & Neave as an associate, where he worked on a variety of patent infringement cases. Eric joined Cooper & Dunham as Of Counsel, and shortly thereafter, became a partner at Cooper & Dunham in New York City.   As a partner at Cooper & Dunham, Eric participated in patent infringement trials, performed Markman Hearings, Motions in limine, Summary Judgement Hearings and argued at the Federal Circuit.

Eric joined Nikon Corporation in Tokyo as IP Chief Counsel, where he led many patent litigation defense and assertion defense teams, drafted a number of complex licenses, and gave Nikon advice concerning U.S. IP matters.

Eric joined Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey, LLP as a partner in 2021.

Eric is a member of the bars of Pennsylvania (inactive) and New York.  Eric is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent Office, the District of Arizona, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

*Not licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia