David J. Josephic

  • Counsel


David J. Josephic is Of Counsel with Wood, Herron & Evans and is involved in all areas of the firm's intellectual property practice. Admitted to the Ohio bar in 1966 and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, David's legal expertise is concentrated in the areas of chemical, pharmaceutical and genetic engineering. He has also been very active in international patents and trademarks, litigation, oppositions and negotiating license agreements.

Prior to joining the firm in 1965, David graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Xavier University in 1957 and then went on to receive a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from Xavier in 1959. David then received a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University School of Law in 1965, where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi.

David is listed in The Best Lawyers In America (Intellectual Property section) and is an active member of the American, Ohio State and Cincinnati Bar Associations, as well as the American and Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Associations.

Areas Of Practice

  • Chemicals/Materials Science
  • Patents

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1966
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctor - 1965
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.S. - 1957
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Chemistry
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • M.S. - 1959
    • Major: Chemistry

Honors And Awards

  • Listed in the Intellectual Property Section of The Best Lawyers in America® continuously for more than 25 years
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2017

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • CincyIP

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi