Daniel Brown is a seasoned first-chair patent trial lawyer with extensive experience in the life sciences and in cross-disciplinary areas including FDA and regulatory, antitrust and competition, Inter Partes Reexamination proceedings, trade secrets, business and licensing transactions and disputes, due diligence, and investigations.

Mr. Brown has represented clients in:

  • Pharmaceutical and life sciences litigation, trials, and appeals
  • Cases arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act
  • Complex litigation involving simultaneous patent, antitrust, and FDA litigation
  • Patent litigation parallel with Patent Office reissue, reexamination, and interference proceedings
  • Coordination of litigation proceedings in multiple countries
  • FDA strategy and counseling, including filing or responding to citizen petitions, coordinating FDA strategy with litigation strategy

Recognition Highlights

  • Recognized as a Life Sciences MVP. Law360 2020 
  • Recognized for Healthcare - Life Sciences. The Legal 500 US 2017-2018
  • Recommended for Patent Litigation: Full Coverage. The Legal 500 US 2018
  • Selected as a 2015 IP Star by Managing IP magazine
  • Recognized as one of “‘the best patent lawyers in the Hatch-Waxman industry.’” The Legal 500 US 2015

In more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Brown has litigated successfully more than 50 Hatch-Waxman patent cases that resulted in either favorable judgments after trial or in favorable settlements.

Mr. Brown’s litigations have involved many prominent pharmaceutical products, such as:

  • Bendeka ®
  • Ofirmev ®
  • Nascobal ®
  • Adrenalin ®
  • Treanda ®
  • Suboxone ®
  • Exelon Patch ®
  • Travatan ®, Travatan Z ®    
  • Ultram ER ®    
  • Keppra XR ®    
  • Focalin XR®    
  • Eloxatin ®    
  • Starlix ®    
  • Ultracet ®    
  • Loprox ®    
  • Imitrex ®    
  • Megace ®    
  • Buspar ®    
  • Wellbutrin SR ®    
  • Zyban ®, and many others

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • JD, University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1993
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, University of Houston, 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English