Daniel represents clients that seek global intellectual property protection before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His clients range from independent entrepreneurs and small businesses to large companies and universities.
Daniel is experienced in all phases of patent prosecution including conducting preliminary novelty searches and rendering professional patentability opinions, provisional and non-provisional patent drafting and filing, U.S. prosecution strategies and responding to office actions, accelerated examination, continuation and divisional practice, and design patent filings. With his background in electrical engineering, Daniel’s experience includes working with electronic, mechanical and medical devices, as well as software.
Daniel helps his clients with trademark prosecution including drafting and filing applications, responding to office actions, submitting post-registration documents such as declarations of use and incontestability as well as applications for renewal. Daniel also counsels clients in the availability and registrability of proposed marks using various trademark searching tools prior to submitting applications for registration and he reviews watch service notifications, analyzing them as he counsels clients on enforcement of their registered trademarks or service marks.
Daniel also assists clients in the enforcement of their property rights in the drafting of cease and desist letters related to patent and trademark infringement. He conducts infringement analyses and renders freedom-to-operate and infringement opinions while also drafting assignment, licensing and distribution agreements.
Prior to joining Bond, Daniel practiced intellectual property law at an Am Law 200 firm. During his education at the University at Buffalo School of Law, he worked in a variety of capacities for the University at Buffalo Technology Transfer Office. Daniel previously worked as an engineer for Amherst Systems, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman. Daniel currently sits on the board of directors of Torn Space Theater, and co-founded Sugar City, a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary, community arts venue.