Dan's practice focuses on the representation of private and public technology and life science companies in a broad range of commercial matters, with particular expertise in transactions involving intellectual property. Much of his practice is devoted to negotiating and drafting corporate partnering agreements and other complex technology transactions. He has experience negotiating and documenting IP transactions, such as licensing agreements, manufacturing and supply arrangements, international distribution agreements, research, development and commercialization collaborations and other strategic alliances. He also works closely with the firm's corporate attorneys on mergers, acquisitions, and spin-outs to structure the transfer and protection of technology and intellectual property assets.
Dan received a B.A. from the University of South Florida and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. While in law school, Dan worked in the Technology Transfer Research Center at Syracuse, where he advised large, medium and small companies, universities and federal laboratories regarding the development and commercialization of new technologies.
Professional & Community Activities
- American Bar Association
- North Carolina Bar Association
- North Carolina State Bar
- Council for Entrepreneurial Development
- Co-Chair, Triangle Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society