David Banie

David Banie is an intellectual property and business litigator. In addition to handling patent litigation, Mr. Banie has experience with trademark, copyright, trade secret, trade dress, defamation, invasion of privacy, and internet-related claims.


Mr. Banie has extensive experience representing clients across a wide array of industries in business and commercial disputes involving, among other things, claims of breach of duciary duty and fraud claims. Mr. Banie is experienced in all aspects of preparing and litigating cases through trial, including pre-lawsuit investigation, formulating litigation avoidance strategies, managing all phases of discovery, retaining and working with experts, engaging in motion practice, and preparing trial-related lings. Before joining Pranger Law, Mr. Banie was a patent litigation consultant for Ruckus Wireless, a manufacturer of wireless networking equipment for enterprises and service providers, where he supervised many of the company’s patent-related disputes. He also practiced litigation at a boutique intellectual property rm, and before that, at the global law rm DLA Piper. In addition to law rm experience, Mr. Banie trained as a research attorney at the Santa Clara Superior court and taught U.S. law at the University De Deusto in Bilbao, Spain.


  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Professional Affiliations

  • California State Bar, Member since 2001

Court Affiliations

  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and
    Central District of California


  • J.D., Santa Clara University
    School of Law
  • M.B.A., Santa Clara University
    School of Business
  • B.S., The University of
    California, San Diego

David Banie

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