Daniel W. Collins

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  • John Marshall Law School (JD)
  • University of Illinois (BS, Biology)

Bar Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Daniel’s practice focuses exclusively on Intellectual Property matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. With over 25 years of in-house and law firm legal experience in the pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices industries, Daniel’s extensive experience includes preparing, prosecuting, and managing global patent portfolios, and procurement of patent exclusivity positions.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Daniel was a member of the San Diego office of another prominent national law firm where his work centered on global patent preparation and prosecution; managing, coaching and mentoring associates and patent agents; and providing transactional support to senior partners.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel

*Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Not admitted in California. Special Counsel practice is limited exclusively to U.S. Patent Law.