David Modzeleski serves as Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property and Litigation, at Discovery, Inc. In this capacity, Modzeleski is responsible for managing the company’s global intellectual property portfolio and the company’s litigation function. He oversees all clearance, prosecution, policing, disputes, anti-piracy, and enforcement efforts associated with the company’s IP for all domestic and international networks, as well as its direct-to-consumer and digital offerings. As the company’s lead IP attorney, he is tasked with protecting the company’s valuable IP and with helping the company manage risk as it continues to innovate and launch exciting new shows, brands, products and services.
Mr. Modzeleski joined Discovery in 2012 from the law firm of Arent Fox in Washington, DC. At Arent Fox, he managed several large global brand portfolios for companies in a variety of industries, including media, telecommunications, hospitality, hand and power tools, fashion, sporting goods, and restaurant services.