Practitioner in Residence
David Grossman is a Practitioner in Residence at C-IP2 and the Senior Director of Technology Transfer & Industry Collaboration at George Mason University. Grossman is an attorney, engineer and entrepreneur. Besides holding over 20 patents, David’s intellectual property experience includes: prosecuting patents for academia and industry (including hundreds of standard essential patents), and supervising pro bono patent prosecution at the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic. Additionally, David served as the research editor of “Tomorrow’s Technology Transfer: The Journal of the Association of University Technology Managers,” and President of the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP). Early in his career, David was a toy designer for Fisher-Price, built and sold several companies, and led the software and avionics development for the X-34 rocket plane. Grossman received a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the American University Washington College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.