Daniel H. Mao

Dan Mao has extensive experience assisting electronics and software companies in the United States and Asia. He advises clients on patent litigation, licensing negotiation, and portfolio management. He has represented companies in infringement lawsuits and is experienced in developing patent strategies. He also provides noninfringement and invalidity opinions for a variety of technologies. Dan participates in licensing negotiations and provides prelitigation counseling as well. Furthermore, he has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a number of technical fields.

As an important part of his practice, Dan has advised many companies on global IP issues. He has worked with a variety of China-based companies and has helped to implement their U.S. patent strategies. Dan also has assisted companies in protecting their intellectual property rights in China.

The companies for which Dan has worked cover a wide range of technologies, including networking and telecommunications, integrated circuits, software, signal processing, image processing, and semiconductor technologies. In addition, Dan has served companies in other technical areas, such as chemical engineering, bioinformatics, medical device, and applied physics.

Dan was born in China and studied at Peking University before receiving his education in the U.S. He is fluent in English and Chinese.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Patent Prosecution & IP Counseling, 3) Patent Litigation, 4) Post Grant Review and 5) Licensing & Technology Transactions
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Education University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association California, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Most recent firm Jones Day
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