David M. Magee

David M. Magee

Of Counsel

Boston, MA
Phone: 617.204.5187    Fax: 617.204.5150


David M. Magee is of counsel in the Intellectual Property Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Boston office.

Mr. Magee represents clients ranging in size from startups to some of the largest publicly-traded companies in the United States on matters and transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of technologies, as well as the protection and enforcement of underlying intellectual property.

Mr. Magee’s experience spans industries including:

  • technology: semiconductor layout, laser surface texturing and fabrication, mobile device componentry and applications, networking, fiber optic communications and infrastructure and liquid crystal displays;
  • medical devices: technologies and systems related to cryoablation, renal denervation, heat treatment ablation, endoscopy, multilumen catheters, stents, laparoscopic and direct visualization systems, spinal cord stimulators, pain pumps, morcellators and tissue removal systems, renal gel isolation, automated pathology staining systems and remote patient monitoring and diagnosis;
  • software: operating systems, encryption, cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, biometrics, differential updating and voice recognition algorithms;
  • energy: gas turbines, photovoltaics, fuel cells, subsea drilling and pressure control systems;
  • transportation and industrial: high bypass turbines, heavy mining, agricultural and forestry equipment, material coatings and laminated glass manufacture; and
  • entertainment: advertising and online broadcasting.

Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Magee was an attorney with a Boston-based AmLaw 25 law firm where he gained well-rounded experience in commercial disputes, transactions and investigations including investigations by the DOJ, FTC, European Commission, and Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) relating to clients’ standard setting and licensing practices. Mr. Magee also served as a technical lead attorney in investigations and defense of claims stemming from the accident aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform and the resulting hydrocarbon release into the Gulf of Mexico.

Prior to law school, Mr. Magee was an engineer with an Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 25 global design and engineering firm.


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2001
  • B.S., Engineering, Northeastern University, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Practice Areas

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