Credentials: PhD 1995
David Fortner (PhD 1995): Dr. David M. Fortner is a patent attorney with an independent practice in La Jolla, CA. His practice focuses on patent litigation and prosecution in the areas of biotechnology and life sciences. Prior to receiving his JD degree at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Dave was a Visiting Assistant Professor at UC Riverside. He was also an NIH postdoctoral fellow with Dan Gallie at UCR and Roy Parker at Univ. of Arizona.