David Gindler – Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing
David Gindler is a lawyer currently employed at Milbank LLP. He has extensive expertise in patent litigation and licensing matters.
He is a highly-rated patent trial lawyer with an impressive national practice and numerous notable litigation victories to his credit.
He is currently the Head of Milbank’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing Group, having previously served as managing partner at Irell & Manella.
Early Life and Education
David Gindler is a Los Angeles attorney specializing in Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing. He was named to Super Lawyers from 2004-2023 for his extensive knowledge of intellectual property litigation and licensing practices.
His clients range from large and small technology companies, to individual inventors. Furthermore, he has an expansive international practice.
David is currently the Head of Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing at Milbank LLP, having previously served as managing partner of Irell & Manella.
He is an active philanthropist, serving on the boards of Antaeus Theatre Company, Center Theater Group (CTG), Los Angeles Master Chorale and Beth Morrison Projects. With his generosity he has donated a total of over $2 million to support the arts.
David Gindler is a trial attorney who specializes in representing clients in patent litigation. With extensive expertise across various industries and technologies, he has achieved remarkable trial outcomes for both plaintiffs and defendants alike.
He is a Partner in Orrick’s Los Angeles office, where his focus is intellectual property litigation and licensing. He has successfully handled numerous high-stakes patent and trade secret disputes.
He is an enthusiastic philanthropist and currently resides in Hancock Park. He serves on the boards of The Music Center, Antaeus Theatre Company and Beth Morrison Projects.
Achievements and Honors
Gindler is a senior partner at Irell & Manella in Los Angeles and an expert in intellectual property litigation and licensing. Additionally, he has long been dedicated to supporting the performing arts with special interest in nonprofit theatre companies; as such, he sits on the board of Antaeus Theatre Company with pride.
Gindler has served on the Master Chorale Board of Directors since 2008 and is currently chairing it; however, he will retire from this position in early 2016. His most recent accolade is being named a Platinum Gala Patron – an award bestowed upon only one recipient annually. By accepting this prestigious role, Gindler ensures LAMC’s mission to present outstanding choral works to audiences of all ages and backgrounds remains at its top priority.
Gindler, a partner at Milbank, is widely recognized by his peers as an outstanding litigator. He heads the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing Group and specializes in complex patent litigation.
His practice also encompasses representing a number of major companies in high-stakes licensing negotiations. He has had success representing several leading biotechnology firms, such as Skysong Innovations and OncoMyx Therapeutics, in patent and trade secret negotiations.
Gindler is also actively engaged in the nonprofit performing arts community, serving on the boards of Antaeus Theatre Company, Los Angeles Master Chorale and Beth Morrison Projects.
As a partner at Orrick, Gindler specializes in intellectual property litigation and licensing. His extensive experience includes high-stakes patent trials across numerous industries and technologies, earning him recognition as California’s Top Litigator by Chambers USA. David also litigates complex cross-border patent disputes. A member of the American Bar Association’s Executive Committee for Patent Litigation, his practice has earned national recognition for its focus on life sciences matters; he served as past chair of its Patent Law Section.