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David Cooperberg

Special Attorney

Dr. David Cooperberg is a Special Attorney in the Firm's Litigation practice. 
He focuses on patent litigation in federal district courts, as well as post-grant proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His experience includes a broad spectrum of technologies, including semiconductor design and manufacturing, solid-state memories, LEDs, CMOS and CCD image sensors, wireless, cable and fiber-based networking, multimedia user interfaces, and automotive entertainment systems. David served as a staff process and modeling engineer in the semiconductor industry for a decade, where he designed, implemented, and maintained a semi-empirical profile simulator for modeling feature evolution during plasma processing of integrated circuits. He also performed electromagnetics, fluid dynamics, and plasma discharge modeling to facilitate plasma processor development, and developed algorithms for an interferometric endpoint system. David's doctoral research and dissertation focused on computer simulation of surface wave sustained plasma discharges. He has also conducted research on quantum effects in low temperature superconducting circuits. David is the co-author and named inventor on ten U.S. patents involving innovations in the field of plasma process development and plasma processor design. He has also authored several publications on various topics relating to plasma processing of semiconductors including plasma reactor modeling and feature scale profile simulation.



Registered Patent Attorney - United States Patent and Trademark Office

Attorney-at-Law, New York

Attorney-at-Law, New Jersey


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


Fordham University School of Law J.D., cum laude

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, and Entertainment Law Journal

University of California - Berkeley Ph.D.

Cornell University B.S., with distinction

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.