Justin J. Daniels is an intellectual property litigation partner practicing in the areas of complex patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright and technology litigation. He has served as lead counsel and managed cases in all stages of litigation, from licensing and pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal.
Based in Boston, Justin serves as lead litigation counsel in cases involving numerous complex technologies, including communications; cameras and image resolution conversion; computers; data processing; display systems; electrical systems; financial systems; information security and data encryption; information technology; networks; protocols used in satellite, cable, wireless, and VoIP networks; semiconductor device manufacturing; smartphones; and video distribution systems and signal processing. He has run cases in every major U.S. forum for patent litigation, including California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Wisconsin, and the International Trade Commission.
Justin's clients include (or have recently included) Analog Devices, British Telecommunications, Delcan Corporation, GE Technology Development, Human Care Systems, Ipswitch, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, MobileMedia Ideas LLC, MPEG LA, Panasonic Corporation, Progress Software, Scout Exchange, SeaChange International, Sony Corporation, Sun Microsystems, The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Thomson Licensing, U.S. Philips Corporation and Zenith Electronics.
Justin has been selected by the Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston to serve on a small leadership council charged with forming, organizing and sustaining the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Pro Bono Program of New England. The program, which will provide a new form of assistance for small businesses and startups, was created as part of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011, sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Lamar Smith. It will help qualified inventors and small businesses procure pro bono patent prosecution services from registered patent agents or attorneys.
Justin is a regular speaker on patent law and litigation and has been quoted in the national press on intellectual property issues. Justin is a contributing author to Entertainment, Media And the Law: Text, Cases And Problems (Paul C. Weiler, ed.) and was the winner of the National Public Employees Roundtable Award for Government Service for his work at the New York State Attorney General's Office, Antitrust Division. Earlier in his career, Justin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard Owen of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In addition, he served as Marshal to Justice Charles McCullough, High Court Justice, English Crown Court, Queen's Bench Division in the United Kingdom, where he handled numerous intellectual property disputes and presided over mediations.
Justin currently is pursuing his M.S. degree in Computer Science from Northeastern University's College of Computer Science. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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