David M. Lamb

David M. Lamb

Associate, Intellectual Property Litigation


David Lamb’s primary practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts involving trademarks, false advertising and unfair competition, as well as consumer fraud and consumer class actions. Mr. Lamb also has extensive experience advising clients on matters relating to rights of personality and rights of publicity, as well as contract disputes involving intellectual property.

In addition, Mr. Lamb counsels clients on a wide range of compliance matters, with a principal focus on FTC and FCC compliance in the technology and consumer goods industries. He also has advised on corporate mergers and acquisitions on issues pertaining to the Lanham Act, sports law-related matters, cybersecurity, privacy and data handling procedures. Additionally, Mr. Lamb counsels clients on matters related to contract drafting, negotiation, review and amendment, with a particular emphasis on trademark and advertising concerns.

Mr. Lamb’s litigation experience spans a variety of clients and industries, including consumer goods, television, advertising, sports and manufacturing. Significant representations include:

  • O’Reilly Auto Parts in securing a favorable settlement in a Lanham Act and state law unfair competition dispute;
  • Telegram, Inc. in securing a preliminary injunction in a Lanham Act dispute involving cryptocurrency, and successfully defending the preliminary injunction in a Ninth Circuit appeal;
  • Halewood Artisanal Spirits in successfully defeating a preliminary injunction motion in a Lanham Act and state false advertising dispute, and negotiating and advising on numerous distribution agreements;
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev in numerous advertising issues;
  • Estee Lauder in securing the dismissal of a federal consumer class action alleging false advertising and consumer fraud violations;
  • Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. in multiple litigations and arbitrations, including securing a favorable arbitration ruling in an international trademark dispute;
  • celebrity chef Christopher Kimball in successfully defeating a preliminary injunction motion in a trademark dispute;
  • Dell, Inc. in defending against a copyright infringement suit involving allegedly misappropriated technology; and
  • Peet’s Coffee in issues related to trade dress infringement and false or misleading advertising practices.

Mr. Lamb is a primary contributor to the recurring “Video Gaming/E-Gaming Law Update,” which focuses on cutting-edge legal issues impacting the video game space. He also has co-authored numerous articles on topics including advertising issues, non-fungible tokens and major developments in IP law.

Mr. Lamb served as a clerk for the Hon. Alvin W. Thompson in the District Court for the District of Connecticut from August 2013 to July 2014.



  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2013
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, 2008


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

David M. Lamb

Associate, Intellectual Property Litigation