David S. Surry

David S. Surry, Ph.D.


Associate, New York

Dr. David Surry prepares and prosecutes patent applications and has experience in patent litigation, opinion work and due diligence investigations.  Dr. Surry has worked in a wide variety of technical fields including pharmaceuticals, catalysts, adhesives, roofing products, tires, catalytic convertors and polymers.

Prior to his legal career Dr. Surry held a research fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work focused on the development of novel metal-based catalysts with applications relating to pharmaceuticals and organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). He has published over a dozen papers in peer-reviewed journals and these have garnered thousands of citations in the scientific literature. He has presented his research at international conferences and is a named inventor on a U.S. patent.