David Hollander

David Hollander, JD, LLM

Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic AreaLaw & Ethics
Areas of InterestIntellectual Property, Business Law

David Hollander is a practicing attorney in the fields of international trade and intellectual property. He received his JD from University of Maryland in 1991 and an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University in 2001. He has practiced law in both the private sector and in government, serving for over six years as an Investigative Attorney with the Office of Unfair Import Investigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He is currently a partner, on a part-time basis, with the D.C. firm of Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP, a boutique firm specializing in international trade, intellectual property litigation, and customs transactions. 


  • JD, Maryland Law Review, University of Maryland School of Law
  • LLM, Intellectual Property Law, George Washington University
  • BS, Economics/Geography & Environmental Planning


Selected publications
  • “A Lawyer’s Guide to Section 337 Investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission,” American Bar Association (Editor and contributing author to 2nd edition (published 2012) and 3rd edition (coming in 2016)).
  • “The First Inventor Defense: A Limited Prior User Right Finds Its Way Into U.S. Patent Law,” AIPLA Quarterly Journal, Vol 30, No. 1, page 37 (Winter 2002).
  • “Immunity for Blood Suppliers” (Case Note on Miles Laboratories, Inc. v. Doe, 315 Md. 704, 556 A.2d 1107 (1989)), Maryland Law Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3, page 750 (1990). 


  • Business Law