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David R. Barnard - Kansas City, MO

2345 Grand BoulevardSuite 2200 Kansas City, MO 64108

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Updated: 01/07/2014

Kansas City Technology Transactions Lawyer


Mr. Barnard first-chairs patent, trademark, false advertising, copyright, trade secret and other commercial disputes in different courts throughout the nation. He has litigated with and against most of the top IP firms in the country. His specialties include Non-Practicing Entity patent infringement defense, trademark enforcement and defense and advertising law enforcement and defense.


About David R. Barnard

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Technology Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Licensing and Preserving Ownership of Data Rights
  • Risk Management
  • Trademarks
  • Technology Transfer and Licensing
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Licensing
  • Internet Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Audits


Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1997
  • Missouri, 1996
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2006

Other Affiliations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Publications Committee, 2007 - present
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Hon. Nanette Laughrey, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Law Clerk


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1996
    Honors: With Honors
  • Westminster College, 1993
    Honors: summa cum laude


Published Works

  • Bloomberg Law Reports Publishes Dave Barnard and Thyannda Mack on Legal Issues Regarding Cloud Computing, 2011
  • 62 Lathrop & Gage Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010
  • Does the First Amendment Cover Online Impostors? David Barnard, Cameron Garrison Offer Potential Panel at South by Southwest Interactive Festival, 2010
  • 59 Lathrop & Gage Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America, 2010
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal Publishes Lathrop & Gage Attorneys on Bilski and Alternative Energy, 2009
  • 56 Lathrop & Gage Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America, 2009
  • Lathrop & Gage Represents Filmmaking Team for Sundance Film Festival Movie, 2008
  • The National Law Journal Publishes David Barnard, James Emanuel on "A New Check on Patentability", 2008
  • 52 Lathrop & Gage Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, 2008
  • Colleen Ruiz, David Barnard, Co-Author "Protecting Design Copyrights", 2008
  • Sponsorship ads on search engines test limits of trademark law, 2005

Office Information


2345 Grand BoulevardSuite 2200 Kansas City, MO 64108


  • (816) 292-2001


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Included on the 2022 Missouri & Kansas list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for David R. Barnard on Super Lawyers


  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, 2010-2011
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers - 2010
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" - 2008
  • Selected as one of our Up and Coming Lawyers, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, July 2008

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