David L. Heath

Title: Associate
Company: F. Chau and Associates
Location: Woodbury, New York, United States

David L. Heath, Associate at F. Chau and Associates, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in patent law.

For nearly two decades, Dr. Heath has excelled as an associate at F. Chau & Associates in Woodbury, New York, where he concentrates on computer software and hardware, software applications including blockchain applications, cryptography, error-correction codes, digital image processing, liquid crystal displays, semiconductors, business methods, and imaging technologies. Likewise, he regularly files and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications. Admitted to the New York Bar in 2000, he previously gained legal experience as an associate with Graham & James/Greenberg Traurig and with Ladas & Parry in New York City.

Prior to his career in law, Dr. Heath commenced his professional journey as an actuarial assistant with the Equitable Life Assurance Society in New York City in 1977, remaining for two years. He went on to serve AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey as a systems engineer in 1985 and 1986 before serving the University of Virginia and Princeton University as a research fellow in the Departments of Chemical Engineering through 1988. From there, Dr. Heath was a research associate at Rockefeller University from 1989 to 1993 and a software developer for JYACC, Inc. from 1993 to 1997.

Abundantly educated, Dr. Heath first earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Bucknell University in 1977 before going on to matriculate at New York University, where he attained a Master of Science in physics in 1982 and a Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1985. After earning his Doctorate, Dr. Heath sought alternatives for where he could apply his expertise and found the area of patent law to be interesting and related to his already developed career. In 1999, he obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Cardozo School of Law.

Mr. Heath attributes the success of his career to working hard and applying his intelligence to various areas. Presently, he maintains membership with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, American Bar Association, Association for Computing Machinery, New York State Bar Association and New York University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Alumni Association. He previously served as president of the Rockefeller University Faculty Housing Tenants Association from 1993 to 1996. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Heath can also be found in editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law.

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