Daniel Landau

Managing Attorney | Patent Attorney (AZ Office)

Dan Landau is a registered patent attorney with Hayes Soloway. Dan specializes in the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications with a focus in the mechanical, electrical, and computer arts, but practices in all areas of intellectual property, including trademark registration and enforcement, copyright registration and enforcement, licensing, and corporate matters. His clients include leading global corporations, educational institutions, established companies, start-ups, and independent inventors, and everyone in between. Dan believes in taking the time to fully understand each client's particular situation in order to provide tailored, practical, and budget-conscious advice for protecting their IP. 

Dan has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) for a number of years teaching patent law students claim drafting techniques and strategy. Dan is a regular speaker on IP topics to companies, schools, and entrepreneurial organizations, including Tucson's chapter of Founder Institute where Dan serves as a mentor on legal IP topics.  

Areas of Practice:

  • U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, including patent searching, patentability opinions, and  provisional and non-provisional patent drafting
  • Intellectual property license drafting, negotiating, and advising
  • Patent infringement enforcement and defense, validity/invalidity opinions, and clearance opinions
  • Trademark prosecution, infringement enforcement and defense
  • Copyright infringement enforcement and defense
  • Trade secret misappropriation defense
  • Intellectual property settlements
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Enforcement and defense of employment contracts, non-compete contracts, confidentiality contracts, and NDAs
Technology Experience Overview:
  • Mechanical and electrical technology:
    • Medical devices and instruments
    • Electronic display devices and optical devices
    • Fluid transport, detection, and analysis systems, distillation technology, and energy conversion systems
    • Construction/building materials and tools
    • Vision-enhancing systems, firearms, and combat life support systems
    • Environmental products and pest control devices
  • Computer and software technology:
    • Computer architecture, software systems and applications, and cloud-based systems
    • Analytic programs, data management systems, and business management systems
    • Business methods and financial advising systems
    • Social networking integration apps, e-book and media platforms, advertising platforms
  • Wireless communication:
    • Monitoring devices, alarm systems, security devices
    • Anti-counterfeit systems, product tagging,
    • Location detection tag systems, real-time locating/monitoring systems, robotic surveillance systems
  • Automotive, aerospace, and industrial technology:
    • Manufacturing and conditioning processes,
    • Industrial machinery and tools
    • Robotics
    • Automotive safety systems

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Massachusetts
  • State Bar of New Hampshire
  • United States Federal Court, District of New Hampshire
  • United States Federal Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH
  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH
  • Intellectual Property Summer Institute, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH
  • E-Law Summer Institute, University College of Cork, Cork, Ireland
  • B. S., Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Published Works:

  • “Protecting your business method”, New Hampshire Business Review, May 22, 2009
  • “Intellectual Property Considerations for Entrepreneurs,” Trend Report, July 2011


  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, NH, Adjunct Faculty for Patent Practice & Procedure 

National Associations/Professional Memberships:

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • New Hampshire High Technology Council
  • The Founder Institute

Community Activities:

  • We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution Competition, Volunteer Judge
  • Volunteer judge, Giles S. Rich Moot Court Competition
  • Volunteer judge, Young Inventor's Program
  • Volunteer mentor, Junior Shark Tank Program
  • Mentor, The Founder Institute, Tucson Chapter

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/daniel-landau/7/7/894

Phone: (520) 882-7623

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