David Sharrow



David Sharrow is a skilled advisor on intellectual property (IP) strategy, protection, and commercialization matters. With over 25 years of experience, he specializes in guiding premier life sciences and tech companies, shaping intellectual property strategies, protection and commercialization and facilitating crucial collaboration, partnering and licensing agreements for strategic success.

David brings a wealth of expertise, focusing on diverse cutting-edge technologies, including life sciences (biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, genomic technology), fintech, artificial intelligence, information technology (hardware, software, SaaS, and database solutions), edtech, renewable energy, sustainable technologies, AR/VR and cybersecurity.

He advises clients on corporate partnerships, strategic alliances and licensing agreements with leading U.S. and global entities, as well as major research universities and institutes. His experience includes navigating the IP and technology aspects of venture capital financings, public offerings and some of the largest M&A transactions involving venture-backed companies.

David has lectured at major institutions, including Tulane, Yale, Princeton, NYU, Columbia, Cornell and Fordham.

    • Faciliated Flipkart’s acquisition of eBay India’s assets.
    • Oversaw the sale of Moat to Oracle.