David L. Mortensen is a trial lawyer at the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP, specializing in complex business litigation, including IP litigation. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Dave began his career clerking for the Honorable Stephen S. Trott on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In the more than two decades since, he has represented clients across the United States in complex business litigation involving a broad range of issues, including breach of contract, business torts, fraud, negligence, regulatory compliance, government investigations, and defamation. Dave also has extensive experience representing clients in IP litigation involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and trade dress.