David serves as the chair of the Technology, Media and Intellectual Property Practice Group and is the co-chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group. Here, David concentrates a substantial portion of his practice in matters regarding intellectual property, copyright infringement, trademark, trade secret, privacy law, data breaches, technology litigation, trade dress litigation and media related litigation. David is experienced defending intellectual property cases venued throughout the United States, and has been litigating copyright and trademark injunction cases in federal and state courts since 1994.
Additionally, David represents design professionals in a variety of construction industry related claims. He has extensive experience in representing architects, engineers, surveyors, land developers, commercial property owners, general contractors, subcontractors and commercial landscapers. David has defended his clients in cases that involved claims for design errors and omissions and other contractual and negligence claims.
David’s experience is not limited to the defense of intellectual property and construction claims, but also includes the litigation of real estate, products liability, medical and legal malpractice, insurance bad faith, personal injury, and premises liability matters. Over the past ten years, David has tried a number of bench trials, jury trials, and arbitrations.
In 1990 David received his B.A. in political science from Denison University. He then attended Widener University School of Law and received his J.D. in 1994. His legal experience includes working for a boutique civil litigation firm in the intellectual property and e-commerce group.
Mark L. Mattioli, Esq. chairs the Health Law Practice Group and the Health Care Governmental Compliance Practice Group, and is also co-chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group at Marshsall Dennehey. He provides regulatory, transactional and compliance guidance to hospitals, physicians and other health care providers in a variety of areas, including health care reform, managed care contracting, reimbursement, fraud and abuse (Stark and anti-kickback), health information privacy and security, medical staff credentialing and antitrust. Mark routinely advises hospitals, health care systems and providers regarding government audits, government payment programs, medical staff issues and electronic discovery, as well as privacy and data security matters. He has extensive experience in consulting with health care clients and in litigating matters in health law and other highly regulated industries.
Mark also advises hospital, health care providers and health plan clients regarding health and information privacy and security under HITECH and HIPAA, governmental investigations, development of joint ventures, provider contracting issues and medical staff bylaw and disciplinary issues. He works closely with his clients when evaluating the HITECH risk of harm threshold, and he helps manage their risks through privacy and security policy and procedure improvements and training. Mark proactively counsels clients as they confront inquiries, audits and investigations from governmental agencies, including the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General and the Department of Health and Human Services.
For more than 20 years, Mark has represented professionals in disciplinary disputes before licensing boards, counseled clients in complex business problems and litigated matters in defense of clients in the health care, financial and insurance industries. He has handled numerous complex commercial litigation and class action matters involving antitrust, fraud, copyright and trademark infringement, tortious interference, breach of contract, civil rights, employment, debt collection, negligence and strict liability-based claims. Mark has litigated cases nationally, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Kansas, New Hampshire, Maine, North Carolina, Kentucky, Vermont and Missouri, and he has written extensively on the topics of antitrust, fraud and abuse, and medical staff credentialing.
In 2010, Mark was appointed vice-chair of the Antitrust Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Council on Litigation Management.
Eric Packel, Esq. As a member of both the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group and the Technology, Media and Intellectual Property Practice group, Eric advises corporations, healthcare providers and other entities on compliance with state and federal data breach notification laws and identity theft regulations. This includes counseling with respect to responding to breaches of sensitive personal information and/or protected health information, establishing written information security programs, crafting identity theft prevention programs pursuant to the FTC’s Red Flag Rules and maintaining the security of personal health information pursuant to HIPAA and HITECH. Eric has also advised clients on regulatory investigations arising from data breaches, including investigations by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the U.S. Department of Education and various state attorneys general.
Additionally, Eric has defended clients in computer security and privacy actions under various federal laws, including The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and The Stored Communications Act. He has also handled numerous litigation matters concerning software and website development and represented consultants and software developers in complex actions involving the design and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning/Management software. He has also represented numerous clients in copyright infringement matters and trade secret claims.
Eric brings a unique technology experience and perspective to his practice pursuant to his background as an information technology professional for both a Fortune 500 Company and a large media/publishing enterprise, designing and administering complex computer systems. He is also a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.