Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves & Wagner LLP
Dan focuses primarily in litigation and licensing, as well as IP portfolio evaluation and clearance. As a patent and trademark attorney, Dan helps clients protect their ideas and market share in the U.S. and internationally. He has represented clients in a variety of matters, including those involving industrial, medical, surgical and pharmaceutical technologies, automotive and trucking devices, wireless phone technology, computerized systems, website content, industrial chemicals, and packaging technologies. His experience includes drafting patent opinions, advice regarding lawfully designing around patents, license drafting and negotiation, merger and acquisition due diligence regarding intellectual property, and trademark searching and opinions.
Dan has served as lead trial counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in both bench trials as well as jury trials. To protect their interests in multi-million dollar cases, clients rely on Dan to build and manage their litigation teams. He has served as lead counsel for appeals of intellectual property cases and/or given oral argument before the Indiana Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal, Seventh and Ninth Circuits. Dan has also served as an expert witness in patent and trade secret lawsuits.