David Vance Lucas

Professional Biography

For over three decades, David Vance Lucas has applied his legal, technological, and operational experience to craft strategic advice on intellectual property, international trade, and complex litigation matters. He accumulated much of this experience while serving as general counsel for a global technology company and later a clinical laboratory software company. David utilizes this experience and legal acumen to advise C-suites and boards of directors (public and private) on legal, compliance, and operational issues.

David has extensive experience in a variety of U.S. and foreign compliance environments, including foreign direct investment, export control, data protection, privacy, and special security requirements. He has protected, licensed, and litigated intellectual property rights throughout the U.S., U.K., and Europe and regularly advises private and public companies on the creation, implementation, and execution of strategic plans for intellectual property. He has held U.S. secret clearance, essential for certain specialized government matters, including mitigation of Foreign Ownership Control and Influence (FOCI) and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

David is a contributing author and frequent speaker for legal and business organizations, including the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, Alabama State Bar, American Legal Media, Federal Bar Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, and the University of Alabama School of Law.

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