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B.S., Ithaca College

J.D., cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Daniel focuses his intellectual property (IP) practice primarily on trademark, IP transactions, and franchise law. His practice includes trademark clearance, selection, and prosecution; conducting IP due diligence for corporate transactions; drafting and advising on IP contracts, such as license and assignment agreements, asset purchase agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and related matters; and advising on IP enforcement mechanisms, including Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaints, cease and desist letters, and IP litigation. Daniel also has experience in the areas of copyright and false advertising law and provides counseling on franchising and general business transactions.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Daniel practiced intellectual property and franchise and distribution law in the Rochester, New York, office of a large, international law firm. During and after law school, Daniel worked as a volunteer law clerk for the New York State Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York.

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  • International Trademark Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County