David M. Carter


Phone (828) 258-2991
Fax (828) 257-2773
George Washington University
Juris Doctor, 1972
Western Kentucky University
Bachelor’s Degree, 1968

David Carter joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2012 to counsel and navigate businesses and individuals through the complexity of intellectual property law.   With a concentration in patents, trademarks and copyright laws, Carter is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A highlight of his career was licensing a patent which he obtained for a client to over thirty companies in the telecommunications industry.

Professional Affiliations
  • 28th Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • The Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association, Secretary
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

David is originally from Kentucky and now resides in Asheville, N.C. with his wife Suzy. In his spare time, David enjoys playing tennis, golfing and taking trips to the beach.