Dan is an experienced life sciences intellectual property litigator. He counsels clients regarding disputes in a wide variety of technology areas, including cancer and antiviral medicines, biosimilars and antibody drugs, agricultural technology and biofuels, and medical devices. He has litigated cases to trial in various District Courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), the Delaware Court of Chancery and the International Trade Commission (ITC).

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  • CoolIT Protects Key Patent at PTAB 

  • Global cross-license achieved for Gevo in long-running biofuels patent case 

  • Complete win for Gilead Sciences in dispute involving breakthrough SOVALDI treatment  

  • Pretrial Win for Gevo in Patent Suit 


  • Stanford Law School
    JD, with Distinction, 2009

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    PhD, Microbiology and Cancer Biology

  • Gonzaga University
    BS, Biology
    cum laude, 1999

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Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)


  • California Bar Association

  • North Carolina Central University School of Law Employer Advisory Council