David Golden

David Golden is a partner in the D.C. office of Constantine Cannon. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, most notably cases that concern high-technology products and companies involved in technology standard-setting organizations.  He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in diverse matters, including antitrust, federal preemption, copyright infringement, cyber security breaches, Administrative Procedure Act claims, and commercial arbitrations.  Mr. Golden also represents clients before government agencies, including criminal antitrust investigations and statutory ratemaking proceedings.

Mr. Golden’s recent representations include:

  • Represented technology company in an antitrust case involving mobile phone technologies and an alleged conspiracy involving international standard setting organization;
  • Represented international airline in criminal antitrust investigation and civil class action suit;
  • Represented trucking company trade association in federal preemption case against Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach;
  • Represented retailers in antitrust suit against payment networks;
  • Represented college webcasting trade association in Administrative Procedure Act claims case against Copyright Royalty Board; and
  • Represented pharmaceutical companies in Congressional advocacy and outreach efforts.

Mr. Golden frequently writes about issues concerning competition law and technology. He contributes to the ABA’s Antitrust Law Developments treatise and regularly publishes articles in CompLaw360, Westlaw Journal Computer and Internet, ABA Antitrust Counselor, and other publications.

Mr. Golden is a member of the ABA, and a member of the Antitrust Law and Science & Technology Law sections.

Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Mr. Golden worked at software companies and biomedical research institutions. Mr. Golden graduated from The George Washington University Law School.  During law school, Mr. Golden externed for the Hon. David Folsom in the Eastern District of Texas.  Mr. Golden received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas.

Mr. Golden is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and Maryland as well as before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the DC Circuit and the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

David Golden's Publications & Speeches

Federal Court Agrees with FTC in Ruling Qualcomm Must License Standard-Essential Patents to Competitors

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The Internet of Things: Implications for Copyright and Privacy

Speaker, “The Internet of Things:  Implications for Copyright and Privacy” (with Seth Greenstein), Intellectual Property Law Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (April 14, 2018).

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Microsoft v. Motorola: RAND Obligations Can Limit Infringement Remedies for Standard-Essential Patents

The Antitrust Counselor (September 2015).  Click here to read the article (ABA membership required).

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Refusals To Deal In The Big Data Era

Law360 publishes article by Constantine Cannon associate David Golden (October 27, 2014). Click here to read the article.

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For Online Contracts, 9th Circuit Requires Conspicuous Notice Plus "Something More"

Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet publishes article by partner Seth Greenstein and associate David Golden (October 23, 2014). Click here to read the article.

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Why e-retailers should fix their fine print now

Internet Retailer (October 1, 2014). Click here to read the article.

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Building A Smartphone Patent Pool

Competition Law360 (December 15, 2011) Click here to read the article.

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