Daniel Daisak is a senior principal at KDB, bringing years of practical experience in various intellectual property matters to KDB clients. With years of experience working in-house, Dan has extensive knowledge of the business side of IP and an understanding of IP industries and technologies affecting KDB clients. In addition, he has prosecuted numerous patent portfolios and has experience with all aspects of IP portfolio management and procurement. Prior to entering the practice of law, he was an engineer for five years with experience in radar and software system design. Additionally, Dan has experience focusing on ITC litigation related to semiconductor devices.
Furthermore, Dan serves as contract in-house counsel for several KDB clients where he is responsible for all phases of IP management, procurement and enforcement. With decades of frontline experience, Dan has conducted all phases of intellectual property due diligence for companies and IP asset purchases, ranging in size from $5 million to $2 billion. Additionally, he is regularly called upon to prepare patent non-infringement/validity opinions and negotiate and draft various types of intellectual property related contracts. He has experience in areas including semiconductors, software technologies, fiber optic communication systems, medical devices, and electro-mechanical devices.
- Duane Morris LLP, Partner, 2008 - 2010
- Tyco International, Chief Patent and Trademark Counsel, 1999 - 2008
- Ciena Corporation, IP Counsel, 1997 - 1999
- Howrey & Simon, Associate, 1995 - 1997
- General Electric Co., Engineer