David Hall


Telephone: 984-219-3470
2301 Sugar Bush Rd., Suite 200 Raleigh, NC 27612

David Hall has been practicing law since 1993. His practice is focused on patent preparation and prosecution in electrical and computer technology, semiconductor devices and materials, software, microelectronic fabrication, communication and networking.

David previously served as Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property of Cree, Inc., where he was responsible for managing patent prosecution, patent litigation, and licensing, and as Patent Counsel with Ericsson, Inc., where he was responsible for managing patent prosecution. Before practicing law, David was a systems programmer at IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC.

David is a member of the North Carolina Bar and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He previously served as chair of the Patent Law Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.

David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, from North Carolina State University, and his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of North Carolina.


  • B.S.E.E., magna cum laude, North Carolina State University, 1988
  • J.D., University of North Carolina, 1993
  • Staff member of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commerce Regulation

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
David Hall