Daniel M. Bennett

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Daniel Bennett is a Principal with Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP. Mr. Bennett’s practice focuses on the representation of high-technology clients in connection with strategic patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation support.

Mr. Bennett focuses on the representation of various clients in connection with patent prosecution in the electrical, biomedical, and chemical fields. His expertise in these fields includes, for example, networking devices and wireless protocols, telecommunications, business methods, virtual and augmented reality devices, product user interfaces, gesture detection systems, machine learning, software technologies, microprocessor architectures, optics and sensors for medical devices, natural language processing, battery chemistries, medical diagnosis systems and devices, laser fibers, and surgical implants. Mr. Bennett also has substantial experience in preparing and prosecuting design patent applications in a variety of user interface and mechanical subject matter areas and in a variety of jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP, Mr. Bennett spent almost five years at Cooley LLP. While at Cooley, Mr. Bennett’s practice focused on strategic patent counseling, prosecution, and patent litigation. Mr. Bennett also worked as a characterization engineer at IBM’s Microelectronics facility in Burlington, Vermont for three years. He has published several technical articles in the chemical and electrical fields. Mr. Bennett received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2007. He is a member of the Order of the Coif. He interned for the Honorable Marian B. Horn on the United States Court of Federal Claims and was a staff member of the American Intellectual Property Quarterly Journal while in law school. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (1999) and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2001) from Brigham Young University. Prior to completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Bennett lived in Japan for nearly two years, where he became proficient in Japanese.

Mr. Bennett is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia.

• Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2007
• magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
• Brigham Young University, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2001
• Brigham Young University, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1999

Bar and Court Admissions:
• Virginia
• District of Columbia
• Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

• Japanese