David A. Weinstein

David A. Weinstein is an intellectual property law attorney in Denver , Colorado . His practice emphasizes trademark and copyright protection in the United States and other countries throughout the world.

From 1967 to 1970, Mr. Weinstein was a Trademark Attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Washington , D.C. and also served as Attorney Clerk to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. From 1970 to 1971, he was a member of the General Foods Corporation corporate law department in White Plains , New York , responsible for trademark and copyright matters. From 1971 through 1977, Mr. Weinstein was a member of the Borden, Inc. corporate law department in Columbus , Ohio , responsible for trademark, copyright and regulatory matters. Since 1977, he has practiced in Denver where he had his own firm for many years and then was Special Counsel with Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, and thereafter a partner with Dorsey & Whitney LLP until August, 1997.

Mr. Weinstein is the author of two books, one titled How to Protect Your Creative Work: All You Need to Know About Copyright and the other titled How to Protect Your Business, Professional and Brand Names both published by John Wiley & Sons. In addition, he is co-author of an Arabic language book published in 2003 titled Intellectual Property Principles and Practice and a contributing author to a book titled Software Industry Accounting . A Japanese language edition of the copyright book was published by Shoji-Homu, Tokyo , Japan . Mr.­ Weinstein has written numerous articles about intellectual property and is a speaker on this area of law at local, regional and national meetings.

Since 1996, Mr. Weinstein has been an intellectual property rights legal consultant to the governments of more than 12 countries, including Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Benin , Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Egypt, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Jordan, and Serbia as well as authored new trademark laws for Bulgaria and Egypt as well a geographical indications law for Ethiopia, and trade secret law for Serbia.