Daniel F. Klodowski
Daniel Klodowski practices several areas of patent law, including prosecution, litigation, and client counseling. His litigation experience includes proceedings before U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the American Arbitration Association. He also assists clients with patent portfolio evaluation and development, licensing, patent application drafting, and patent examination proceedings.
Mr. Klodowski has technical experience in the mechanical and electrical fields, including automotive propulsion and tire technology, medical devices, robotics, consumer electronics, consumer mechanical devices, exercise equipment, hydroelectric power generators, hydrogen fuel cells and batteries, nanotechnology, and fire suppression systems.
- Certain Soft-Edged Trampolines, 337-TA-908 (ITC). Represented respondent Vuly Trampolines in a patent infringement case; the Commission found no Section 337 violation by Vuly.
- Pro bono experience representing a disability claimant before an administrative law judge of the Social Security Administration, and assisting a veteran with a claim before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
- American Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Licensing Executives Society
- Beta Gamma Sigma
- Regular contributor to Finnegan's AIA blog on PTAB trials and AIA provisions, and IP Marketplace, the firm's monthly update on developments affecting licensing and other IP transactions.
- Coauthor. "Analysing the PTAB in 2016," Managing Intellectual Property, Jan. 30, 2017.
- Coauthor. "Harm to Licensees Does Not Justify Preliminary Injunction to Protect Plaintiff's Licensing Business," LES Insights, Dec. 6, 2016.
- Coauthor. "Analyzing the PTAB in the First Half of 2016," Managing Intellectual Property, Aug. 10, 2016.
- Coauthor. "AIA Trial Outcomes at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board," CIPA Journal, June 2016.
- Coauthor. "Subsequent Clarifying Provision Does Not Cause Plain Language of License to Be Redundant or Permit It to Be Ignored," LES Insights, May 24, 2016.
- Coauthor. "Patent Owner Who Retains Rights to Practice Need Not Be Joined in Enforcement Actions by Its Licensee," LES Insights, March 8 2016.
- Coauthor. "Accused Infringer Must Disclose Foreign Sales Data in U.S. Patent Infringement Case," LES Insights, Dec. 15, 2015.
- Coauthor. "Infringing Acts Are Attributable to a Single Entity Who Directs or Controls Third Parties or Forms a Joint Enterprise," LES Insights, Sept. 1, 2015.
- Coauthor. "A Patent Owner Cannot Be Sued in a State Merely Because It Licensed Companies Doing Business in that State and Threatened Suit for Patent Infringement in that State," LES Insights, April 21, 2015.
- Coauthor. "A Patent Owner Who Transfers All Control of Licensing and Litigation to a Licensee Loses the Right to Sue for Patent Infringement Despite Reserving the Right to Terminate and a Reversionary Interest," LES Insights, Dec. 9, 2014.