David W. Addis

Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

David W. Addis

David W. Addis

Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

Biography

David Addis’s practice encompasses US foreign trade controls, including export controls, technology controls and encryption regulation, and antitrust counseling on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, and intellectual property licensing, including IP licensing policies for standard-setting organizations.

Mr. Addis has extensive experience with US foreign trade controls, export regulations and embargo sanctions administered by the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, State and Homeland Security, and advises on compliance, obtaining licensing, and responding to possible enforcement actions.

He advises on encryption regulations, compliance with export regulations for dual-use commercial products as well as defense articles and technology, and cross-border technology transfers in the computer, software and biotechnology sectors. He advises as well on embargo regulations and economic sanctions to combat terrorism, including help to obtain licensing for medical sales to embargoed countries.

Mr. Addis also provides antitrust counseling and transaction planning for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and collaborations; intellectual property licensing and cross-licensing agreements; and standards-setting activities. He has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of complying with the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act and regulations. He has represented Microsoft in its participation in a wide range of technical standards setting organizations, advising the company on intellectual property licensing policies and antitrust concerns agreements related to technical standards development.

Pro Bono

* Amicus briefs in the Courts of Appeal on behalf of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Junger v. Daly and Bernstein v. Department of State establishing that software source code is expression entitled to full First Amendment protection.

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David W. Addis
Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1988

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

MFA
Class of 1982

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

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Editor
Prior

The Columbia Law Review is one of the world’s leading publications of legal scholarship. Founded in 1901, the Review is an independent nonprofit corporation that produces a law journal edited and published entirely by students at Columbia Law School. It is one of a handful of student-edited law journals in the nation that publish eight issues a year. The Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It receives about 2,000 submissions per year and selects approximately 20–25 manuscripts for publication annually, in addition to student Notes. In 2008, the Review expanded its audience with the launch of Sidebar, an online supplement to the Review. By bringing together a diverse group of legal scholars, practitioners, community leaders, and judges, Sidebar provides an important, emerging forum for the discussion of pressing legal issues.

Career History
Of Counsel
Current

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$500
2016

Former Senator from New York

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Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC, IDG Capital, Breyer Capital LLC, Sequoia Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, DAG Ventures LLC, Prosper Marketplace, Inc., NB Alternatives Advisers LLC, Phenomen Ventures Lp purchase BillGuard, Inc. from Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures LLC, The Founders Fund Management LLC, P & L Advisors LLC, Founder Collective Management Co. LLC, SV Angel LLC, IA Ventures, Innovation Endeavors LLC

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Meda AB purchases Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc /Women's Health Business from Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc

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CGI, Inc. purchases Stanley, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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