Dave Schaumann

Of Counsel

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Dave Schaumann

Salt Lake City

JD, Columbia University

BSEE, Brigham Young University

(303) 255-3588


Dave Schaumann is an of-counsel attorney at Setter Roche.  Dave’s practice includes patent drafting and prosecution and Freedom-to-Operate analysis in a number of technology areas, including:

  • Medical technologies including pulse and regional oximetry, respiration, blood pressure, capnography, breath and brain monitoring, temperature management, and optical health

  • Optical sensing technologies

  • Signal processing

  • Software

  • Circuit design

  • nanotechnology

  • Telecommunication technologies including network architectures and communications

  • Semiconductors and Electronics

  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Computer systems and application software


Dave joined Setter Roche in 2017 after nearly a decade serving as in-house patent counsel at a major international medical device company.  During his time there, he managed the intellectual property concerns for several medical technology areas  These concerns included idea generation, patent drafting and prosecution, acquisition/purchase (of both patent portfolios and companies), enforcement, strategy, product clearance, risk management, budget management, and communication with management teams. 

Prior to Dave’s time in-house, he worked with two major law firms in the Washington D.C. area, focused primarily on patent litigation, including participating in trial teams for several multi-million dollar patent trials.  


Areas of Practice:

  • U.S. and International Patent Preparation and Prosecution

  • Patent Analysis and Opinions

  • Trademarks

  • Licensing

  • Litigation


Bar Admissions:

  • Utah

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office



  • J.D. – Columbia University School of Law

  • B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering – Brigham Young University