Daniel McNeely is an attorney in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Mr. McNeely represents clients in patent litigation before the ITC and federal courts. Mr. McNeely has represented clients as both complainants and respondents in more than twenty five ITC investigations, including eight ITC trials.

He has successfully represented clients in a wide range of telecommunication technologies, including cable television box-sets, automotive systems, connected fitness equipment, cellular telephones, radio base stations, and memory chips. In addition to his ITC practice, Mr. McNeely regularly represents clients before the federal courts.

Mr. McNeely also maintains an active pro bono practice.

Mr. McNeely’s representative experience includes:

  • Defending a major cable provider in an ITC investigation against infringement claims by a non-practicing entity. Complainant was forced to withdraw the complaint during discovery.
  • Representing a major fitness and technology company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by iFIT products. Obtained favorable settlement before trial.
  • Defending a major fitness and technology company against infringement claims by iFIT. Obtained favorable settlement before trial.
  • Representing a global automotive company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by Volkswagen Group automobiles. Obtained favorable settlement before trial.
  • Defending a major cable provider in an ITC investigation against infringement claims by Rovi. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.
  • Defending a major cable provider in an ITC investigation against infringement claims by Rovi. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Defending a major cable provider in an ITC investigation against infringement claims by Rovi. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Representing a major telecommunications company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by Apple products. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Representing a major telecommunications company in an ITC Investigation asserting infringement by Apple products. Obtained favorable settlement prior to trial.*
  • Representing a major memory company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by Spansion and downstream products. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Defending a major memory company in an ITC Investigation against infringement claims by Spansion. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Defending a major telecommunications and cellular phone manufacturing company in an ITC Investigation against infringement claims by Nokia. Obtained a favorable settlement before trial.*
  • Defending a major telecommunications company in an ITC Investigation against infringement claims by Adaptix. Obtained a favorable outcome prior to trial.*
  • Representing a computer graphics company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by Apple products. Obtained favorable settlement prior to trial.*
  • Representing a major telecommunications and cellular phone manufacturing company in an ITC investigation asserting infringement by Apple products. Obtained favorable settlement after trial.*
  • Representing a low-income senior couple in obtaining a total refund in a fraudulent contractor matter.*
  • Representing a low-income senior in obtaining a substantial settlement in a wrongful eviction matter.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois

Education

  • JD, George Washington University, 2007
  • BA, Butler University, 2004