David P. Britton



David Britton is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice.


Mr. Britton earned his law degree from Duke Law School (J.D., 2017). He was awarded Duke Law's Interdisciplinary Studies Award.

While at Duke, Mr. Britton also earned his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Duke University – Pratt School of Engineering (M.S., 2017). His master's research included neurosurgical device development and scholarship at the intersection of law, robotics, and human-machine interaction. His thesis focused on regulatory approaches to managing the risks of emerging autonomous technologies.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin (B.S., comprehensive honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 2014), where he majored in physics and history of science and received a certificate in mathematics. He was also a member of the UW Marching Band.


Mr. Britton is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and is registered to practice as a patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.