David H. Horne

Intellectual Property Paralegal
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Email dhh@wardandsmith.com
Post Office Box 867, New Bern, NC 28563-0867

David's paralegal experience encompasses areas of Intellectual Property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and domains.  He actively leads the firm's Intellectual Property support staff, maintains the Firm's Intellectual Property case management system, manages foreign patent annuity portfolio, and provides docketing support.  He also provides training to new Intellectual Property attorneys, paralegals, and staff.  


  • B.A., Business Administration, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 2008

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • New Bern Babe Ruth League (President 2012-2013)
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Member, Paralegal Division and Intellectual Property Section

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