David Easwaran is of counsel with Womble Bond Dickinson. He concentrates his practice on software patent matters. He has worked with companies of all types, and with innovation at all levels of the software stack. He routinely investigates the patent risks and opportunities presented by the data science and AI/ML advances that are driving innovation today. Dave brings a particularly wide range of experience in the financial services sector, having previously worked as a patent examiner focused on financial services innovation and as an in-house IP counsel in the industry.