David Schnittker  


Executive Summary

David is a lawyer in the Ottawa office practicing in our Intellectual Property Group. He completed his articles at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in 2018. David specializes in intellectual property law, working on patent, copyright, and trade-mark files, as well as drug approval, pricing, and data protection matters.

Prior to working at BLG, David completed a research intensive Master’s degree in Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University. During his legal studies at Queen’s University, he participated in the 2016 Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot, and worked as a student mentor as part of the Queen’s Career Development Office.

Representative Work

  • ​Assisted in patent infringement action before the Federal Court

Publications & Presentations

  • ​Schnittker, D., Kwofie, K., Ashkar, A., Trigatti, B., Richards, C.D. (2013). Oncostatin M and TLR-4 ligand synergize to induce MCP-1, IL-6, and VEGF in human aortic adventitial fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells. Mediators of Inflammation, Epub Nov 6, 2013