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DANIEL J. FORD


Principal

Daniel J. Ford focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patent applications, particularly in the areas of computer hardware and wireless communications. Mr. Ford also has experience in several other areas of intellectual property law, including offensive and defensive patent analyses, licensing transactions and technology transfers, domain name dispute resolution, and litigation involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition.


AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Prior Art Searching and Analysis
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Non-Infringement and Invalidity Opinions
  • Intellectual Property Licensing and Transactions
  • Domain Name Dispute Resolution

TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND

  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • Wireless Communications
  • Forward Error Correction and Coding
  • Timing Circuits and Clock Generation
  • Computer Storage Systems and Memory
  • Semiconductor Fabrication
  • Medical Devices
  • Waveguides and Optical Devices

EDUCATION

Mr. Ford holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska, a Master of Electrical Engineering from Rice University, and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans, where he served as a contributing author and Editorial Board member of the Loyola Law & Technology Annual.


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

State of Colorado and the United States Patent & Trademark Office