R. David Pointer



Law School

Louisiana State University, J.D.  2013


The University of Texas at Austin, B.S. Electrical Engineering 2004

practice areas



David is a member of the electrical/computer practice group at Thomas | Horstemeyer.  While in law school, David clerked as summer associate for Thomas | Horstemeyer where he supported patent prosecution and patent litigation. He also interned for the Honorable Jane Triche-Milazzo of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana and for the Honorable Kenneth Hoyt of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas.  He was a Graduate Editor on the Journal of Civil Law Studies at LSU. Prior to law school, David worked for Texas Instruments for five years. He held positions in product marketing and application engineering.

David has experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving numerous technologies, including cloud computing, mobile applications, networking and wireless communication, Internet of Thing (IoT) devices, wireless power transfer systems, control systems, optical systems, data acquisition systems, battery management, and integrated circuits.


David is licensed to practice in Georgia and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


American Intellectual Property Law Association