David Pittman



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Education and Clerkships

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 1981


David Pittman is a patent agent in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Richardson office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on a wide range of technologies. David has 30 years of engineering experience which includes both electrical and mechanical engineering design projects. David’s diverse engineering background, along with his more than six years as a registered Patent Agent, makes him ideally suited to understand and accurately capture his clients' electrical and/or mechanical innovations. Clients value David for his technical understanding and his ability to listen and understand their concerns and ambitions. David has also conducted hundreds of interviews with the USPTO Patent Examiners.

David’s experience is founded on his electrical engineering degree and significant engineering work at E-Systems/Raytheon, VIEO (a startup company), L-3 Communications, SYMTX (custom test solutions for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner systems), and Kaney Aerospace. David assembled and led a team of engineers that worked on-site at Boeing and Global Aeronautica to develop these tests alongside the Boeing design engineers. David was the main point of contact for Boeing, SYMTX upper management, and his team members. His team received recognition awards from Boeing for exemplary work on this project. As a patent agent, David has prosecuted a wide range of patents including oil well completion equipment (such as downhole tools, fracturing, zone isolation, etc.), electromagnetic motors, tandem bicycles, batteries, electric generation failure detection, AC unit security cage, archery bow case, vehicle steerable suspensions, aircraft beverage holder, and many others.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member of Rockwall, TX Chamber of Commerce
  • President of Master Networks networking chapter

Professional Recognition

  • Pride@Boeing Award recognizing exemplary engineering service to the Boeing Production Test team, 2009
  • United States of America award for exceptional performance in development and delivery of multi-rack computer system to US base in England, 1998
  • “Black Rack” award for exemplary engineering services in the development of the electronic packaging for a $500M custom computing system, 1994

Industry Experience

  • Custom test solutions for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, including all avionic systems on the aircraft, such as HVAC, flight controls, lighting, fire suppression, hydraulics, electrical distribution, network distribution, etc.
  • Oil well completion equipment (such as downhole tools, fracturing, zone isolation)
  • Electromagnetic motors
  • Tandem bicycles
  • Batteries
  • Electric generation failure detection
  • AC unit security cage
  • Archery bow case
  • Vehicle steerable suspensions
  • Aircraft beverage holder
  • Designing custom data processing computing systems
  • System level conceptual design and requirements allocation
  • Research and development projects
  • 3-D stackable multi-chip module
  • Printed circuit board design
  • Microprocessor programming
  • Programmable logic array design
  • Control software design
  • PCI adapter network card development
  • Electronic packaging for rack mountable multi-port managed Ethernet network  switches
  • Anechoic chambers for aviation sensor testing

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