Mr. David Cerveny joined uniQure as Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary in March 2018. He is responsible for providing direction and management of uniQure’s legal activities.
David brings more than 20 years of broad legal experience to uniQure. From 2008 until 2018, he was Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary at ConforMIS, Inc., a medical technology company based in Billerica, Mass. In his time there, he was responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s legal department and legal affairs, including corporate governance, securities reporting, equity-related administration, intellectual property, negotiation of licenses, product development and other commercial agreements, product liability and commercial litigation, FDA and other regulatory issues, and compliance.
Prior to joining ConforMIS, David served as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. Before that, David was a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale, and Dorr LLP. Before entering law, he worked as a systems engineer developing flight control systems for McDonnell Douglas Corporation, an aerospace manufacturing corporation now part of The Boeing Company.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Marquette University and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.