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Puzzle Designer


Dave is an intellectual property lawyer and a puzzle designer and consultant. As an attorney, he has represented some of the country's most well-known companies in copyright, trademark, and patent matters, but over the past decade has devoted much of his time to puzzle creation and consultation. Dave has co-written the MIT Mystery Hunt, the largest annual puzzle hunt event, three times, and has designed hundreds of other puzzles, puzzle events, and games, some of which have appeared or will appear on the big and small screens. Dave has also worked with David Kwong on a number of projects, including as Puzzle Consultant for David's off-Broadway show The Enigmatist, Puzzle Designer for the Enigmas playing card deck featuring an accompanying online puzzle hunt, and several mini puzzle hunts. A collection of Dave's puzzles can be found at Dave lives in San Marino with his wife, Rebecca, and their cat, Loki.

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