David Brian Kacedon

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

David Kacedon is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP. His practice focuses on patent licensing and patent litigation work. Mr. Kacedon’s role in these matters has included assisting clients in conducting market assessments for their patents, conducting licensing negotiations, drafting licensing agreements, and participating in related litigations. He also has extensive experience in drafting patent, know-how, and software license agreements in many industries. In addition, Mr. Kacedon has broad experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including drafting claim construction and summary judgment motions, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and managing day-to-day litigation activities. 

A frequent presenter at legal and industry workshops and conferences, he has lectured on drafting patent and know-how licenses for the Patent Resources Group, the Licensing Executives Society, as well as other organizations and was previously an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University School of Law. Mr. Kacedon was listed in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine as one of 250 of the world’s leading patent and technology licensing practitioners in 2010.

BS, Duke University; JD, New York University