David M. Tener

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  • Caesar Rivise, PC (19 Attorneys)
  • 12th Floor, 1635 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Mr. Tener is a registered patent attorney, whose practice comprises all aspects of intellectual property law, including analyzing, procuring, challenging and enforcing patents, trademarks and copyrights on behalf of individuals, small businesses, research institutions and multinational corporations. Mr. Tener has served as managing partner of the firm since 2012.

Awards & Recognition

• Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2019

• Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005-2018

• Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Industries Served

• Architectural

• Biotechnology

• Chemical

• Diagnostics

• Food Products

• Internet

• Mechanical Device

• Medical Device

• Nanotechnology

• Pharmaceutical

• Semiconductor

• Universities & Research Institutions

Related Representative Matters

• Salvaged valuable patent coverage from patent applications narrowly drafted and ineffectively prosecuted by prior counsel for medical device manufacturer

• Represented nutraceutical manufacturer in expanding and enforcing its trademark rights internationally

• Provided leading animal health company with a second opinion based on a legal theory missed by prior counsel, thereby assuring the company that it had freedom to operate in the desired space

• Negotiated favorable settlement prior to trial for professional services firm accused of copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation

• Leveraged inventorship correction rules to recover rights in inventions misappropriated by our client’s overreaching customer while maintaining the business relationship intact

• Cultivated growth and licensing of patent portfolio of biotech company from startup to more than 250 patents worldwide

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Internet Law
  • Litigation
  • ANDA Litigation
  • Counseling
  • Derivation Proceedings
  • Due Diligence
  • Ex Parte Reexamination
  • Infringement Opinions
  • Inter Partes Reexamination
  • Inter Partes Review
  • International Patent Applications
  • Invalidity Opinions
  • Madrid Protocol TM Applications
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patentability Opinions
  • Post Grant Review
  • Trademark Clearance Opinions
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • USPTO Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215-874-6593  Phone
215-567-2010  Phone
215-751-1142  Fax
University Attended:
La Salle University, B.A., Chemistry, 1985; Temple University, M.A., Chemistry, 1989
Law School Attended:
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 1995, Virginia; 1994, District of Columbia; 1992, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia and American Bar Associations; American Intellectual Property Law Association; Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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