Practice Areas



  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2010
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011
  • State of Georgia, 2015


University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, JD, 2010

Florida Institute of Technology, B.S. Computer Engineering, cum laude, 2006

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David K. Kincaid

Partner and Co-Chair, Artificial Intelligence Practice Group
404.607.9991, ext. 6104

David’s practice concentrates on assisting clients in solving intellectual property problems and protecting their investments in product development. David assists clients in developing domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution strategies with a focus on electrical and computer-related technologies. David has significant experience protecting inventions related to or incorporating artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), cloud computing, and other emerging technologies. For example, David has prepared and prosecuted applications about: artificial neural network architectures and algorithms for image processing, natural language processing, and the like across various industries; reinforcement learning for autonomous driving; AR for 3D data visualization; VR user feedback systems; and cloud architecture and infrastructure management systems. David is engaged in thought leadership in the AI technology space being active in the Intellectual Property Owners Association committees on Software Related Inventions and AI & New Emerging Technologies.

Prior to joining Cantor Colburn, David was in-house patent counsel at Hewlett-Packard where he supported the HP servers business unit. His law firm and in-house experiences allow David to guide clients in identifying inventions and cost effectively managing their portfolios to protect their business. David is experienced in assisting both large and small clients that span diverse industries including high-tech, automotive, oil and gas, aerospace, manufacturing, communications, metrology, and e-commerce.

In addition to his patent procurement practice, David drafts opinions and advises clients about issues of patentability, invalidity, non-infringement, and product clearance. David’s background in computer engineering provides a deep understanding of software issues, which has enabled him to advise clients about software licensing including evaluating complex open-source software issues.

Experience Highlights

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2022-present

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2019-2021

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2015-2018

Patent Counsel, Hewlett-Packard Co., 2013-2015

Associate, Taylor English Duma, L.L.P., 2011-2013, 2015

Associate, Valenti Hanley & Robinson, P.L.L.C., 2010-2011




Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

  • Software Related Inventions Committee
  • Artificial Intelligence & New Emerging Technologies Committee