Daniel Patrick Flaherty is an associate and intellectual property litigator with Foley & Lardner LLP. Daniel represents businesses in diverse industries and technology areas in matters ranging from high-stakes disputes against competitors to litigation against non-practicing entities.
Before joining Foley, Daniel led quality assurance teams for Epic Systems and oversaw and taught company-wide root cause analysis procedures as part of Epic’s quality management system, in compliance with FDA regulatory requirements and in conformance with ISO certification standards.
Daniel practices in U.S. district court, before the Federal Circuit, and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. Daniel’s patent litigation experience includes technologies such as software systems, consumer electronics, building controls, cosmetics, wireless networks, engine components, sports medicine, and product packaging. Equipped with a broad background in the natural sciences and experience in both the software and healthcare industries, Daniel excels at mastering technological and industry details and applying keen legal analysis to drive high-quality outcomes for clients.
- Represented bottled water manufacturer against assertions of patent infringement in U.S. district court relating to bottled water products.
- Represented a large retailer against assertions of patent infringement in a U.S. district court relating to kinesiology tape products.
- Represented manufacturer of retail and building control systems in patent assertion against a competitor in U.S. district court.
Awards and Recognition
- Recipient, Antoinette Dames Prize for Outstanding Paper in a Graduate Level Course in Political Science