Software patents can protect a business’s ideas. The process of obtaining such a patent is complex and requires technical expertise. Software patent attorneys Dan and Rohit both have extensive experience in the field of software. The attorneys have extensive knowledge of software and how to protect the best interests of their clients. Their technical expertise and extensive knowledge of the patent process make them excellent candidates for the position. To learn more about software patent attorneys, please read on.
Dan is a software patent attorney
Dan McLaughlin is a highly experienced and accomplished software patent attorney. He has extensive experience in patenting software and digital inventions and has been extensively involved with Section 101 and subject matter eligibility issues. He has also authored several articles and presented numerous legal seminars on Section 101. Dan serves as the primary outside intellectual property counsel for many companies. Learn more about his practice below. Dan has served as an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law and is a former chair of the University of Minnesota Law School’s Computer Law Section.
Before becoming a patent attorney, Dan worked as an engineer at Lockheed Martin, where he programmed a simulator for a Space Shuttle component in C. Now, he enjoys family adventures and is a published author of articles and book chapters on intellectual property issues. Dan has handled several notable patents, including two that he handled both the prosecution and drafting. One was awarded the 2002 Patent of the Year award by his client. Dan has also provided litigation support services to several large litigation firms and prepared ex parte exams.
His extensive experience in technology-related areas has given him an invaluable technical perspective. His background in semiconductor process engineering helped him develop a thorough understanding of various client industries. As such, he works closely with companies that use sophisticated technology. Dan is adept at advising startups and established corporations on IP issues. He is also active in many pro bono initiatives, including those to assist under-resourced inventors. And he is a member of the Santa Clara University School of Law’s Technology In-House Patent Counsel Advisory Board.
Rohit is a software patent attorney
Rohit has over seven years of experience in the IP field and is a leader in the practice area. He manages client deliverables relating to various aspects of IP law. Rohit specializes in automotive systems, energy technologies, UAVs, robotics, biomedical, and software patents. Rohit received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his PG Diploma in patent law from Stanford Law School.
Dan has a technical background in software
With an extensive background in the field of software development, Dan has a solid technical background and extensive industry knowledge. In addition to serving the legal community in various capacities, he has served several technology companies in other fields. He has worked as a consultant in software development and has a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Dan also holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Shippensburg University and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Grace College and Seminary.
His experience in intellectual property litigation includes disputes involving patents related to storage, networking, integrated circuit design, electromechanical devices, and more. His clients include semiconductor and computer hardware companies, home and automotive electronics manufacturers, internet-based businesses, and a nonprofit research institute. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts. And because of his technical background, clients can rest assured that they will be represented by a skilled litigator.
Before working for a law firm, Dan worked as in-house legal counsel at Google, where he handled infrastructure-related patent litigation. In this role, he also won the GC Award for the Oracle v. Google case. Before that, he was a Principal Senior Counsel at MicroStrategy, where he oversaw commercial, patent, and pre-litigation matters.