Daniel McCormick focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the electronics field. Mr. McCormick’s patent prosecution experience includes drafting and prosecuting patents related to a variety of technologies from financial transactions to semiconductor fabrication equipment and processes. Various other technologies on which he prosecutes include solar cells, natural gas generation and recovery, refrigeration technologies, focal plane arrays, medical devices and hemostatic compositions, and entertainment systems. Mr. McCormick also has experience in patent re-examination including drafting reexamination responses and preparing invalidity documents and reexamination requests. He counsels clients on invalidity, patentability, and freedom-to-operate matters and has drafted opinions on each of these topics. Mr. McCormick’s due diligence experience includes reviewing IP portfolios and assisting in IP planning as well as IP portfolio evaluation for purchase or sale.
While attending law school, Mr. McCormick served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and additionally interned with the office of the Boulder County District Attorney.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. McCormick worked as an engineer at Trane where he helped to develop an ice-storage system for peak-load transfer utilizing air-cooled chillers. Additionally, he worked at York International where he solved issues relating to refrigerant-level control in heat exchangers across several of the company’s large-tonnage chiller lines. Just prior to law school Mr. McCormick was the field service manager for StrionAir, an electronic-filtration company.
Mr. McCormick holds multiple patents for expansion-valve control mechanisms.
University of Colorado School of Law, J.D. (2010) Articles Editor, Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law
University of Colorado, B.S., Chemical Engineering; Minor in Chemistry (2001)
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