Daniel Knauss

Partner

+1 650 843 5287
dknauss@cooley.com

Dan Knauss’s practice focuses on life sciences intellectual property litigation. He litigates patent infringement and contract disputes concerning a wide variety of technologies, including cancer medicines, antiviral therapeutics, biofuels, agricultural technology and medical devices. He has been to trial in federal courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the International Trade Commission.

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Experience

  • 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 

Education

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, with Distinction, 2009

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    PhD, Microbiology and Cancer Biology
    2004

  • Gonzaga University
    BS, Biology
    cum laude, 1999


Admissions & Credentials

California

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

Memberships

  • California Bar Association

Contact

+1 650 843 5287 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax
dknauss@cooley.com

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130