David Modzeleski

Senior Vice President, IP & Litigation at Warner Bros Discovery Inc
Ranked in Fashion, Food/beverage, Internet/online, Media, Personal/household, Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Software, Sports, Technology, Telecommunications, Travel/leisure
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David Modzeleski's Profile

David Modzeleski serves as senior vice president, IP and litigation at Warner Bros Discovery Inc. In this capacity, he oversees clearance, prosecution, policing, litigation, anti-piracy and enforcement efforts associated with the company’s intellectual property for domestic and international networks, as well as direct-to-consumer and digital offerings. He is tasked with protecting the company’s valuable global intellectual property portfolio and helping it to manage risk as it continues to innovate and launch exciting new shows, brands, products and service offerings.

Mr Modzeleski joined Discovery in 2012 from the law firm Arent Fox LLP in Washington, DC. At Arent Fox, Mr Modzeleski was a member of the IP practice group and managed several large global brand portfolios for companies in a variety of industries, including media, telecoms, hospitality, hand and power tools, fashion, sporting goods, pharmaceuticals and restaurant services. He was also an active member of the firm’s pro bono committee providing legal services to families of children in need.

Before entering private practice, Mr Modzeleski served as a law clerk to Thomas Rawles Jones Jr in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia – Alexandria Division. He is licensed to practise law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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