Daniel C. Muniz

DM

Biography

Daniel Muniz is an attorney in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Areas of Practice

Daniel specializes in intellectual property matters, with an emphasis in patent prosecution and litigation. He has handled intellectual property matters involving a wide range of industries and technologies, including aerospace, biotechnology, computers and software, consumer goods, electronics, entertainment, gaming, lighting, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, sports products, and telecommunications.

Experience

•Patent prosecution, including client interviews, drafting and preparing U.S. and foreign patent applications, office action responses, and appeal briefs.
•Due diligence reviews and strategic planning, including analyzing patents, prosecution histories, and prior art references to develop product workarounds and freedom-to-operate, non-infringement, invalidity, and unenforceability positions.
•Patent litigation, including managing electronic discovery efforts, working with expert witnesses to draft invalidity and non-infringement reports, drafting claim construction briefs and motions for summary judgment, and pre-trial preparations.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Licensing, Technology and Commercial Transactions
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution and Counseling
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademark Applications and Prosecution
  • Trademarks and Trade Dress

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213.617.5472  Phone
213.617.5472  Fax
www.sheppardmullin.com/dmuniz
University Attended:
University of California, San Diego, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, 2000
Law School Attended:
Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, Senior Justice on the Moot Court Board, Senior Fellow in the law school's Legal Research & Writing program, 2005
Year of First Admission:
2005
Admission:
California State Courts District Court for the Central District of California U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 2005, California
Birth Information:
1977
ISLN:
918654302

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Los Angeles, California

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