Dan Huttle counsels clients in the areas of patent and trade secret matters before federal and state courts at all stages of litigation. He has experience representing parties in patent matters before the International Trade Commission (ITC) from discovery through hearing and post-hearing briefing. Dan has represented companies on IP issues covering a range of technologies, including software, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive, financial technology (Fintech), blockchain, telecommunications, and RFID.
Before joining Wolf Greenfield, Dan was an associate at Hogan Lovells. There, he represented clients in patent and trade secret litigation before federal courts, state courts, and the ITC. While at Hogan, he also assisted in patent prosecution by drafting utility and design patent applications, as well as contributing to responses to office actions. Dan also counseled clients on transactional matters, including opinions on freedom to operate (FTO), patent noninfringement and invalidity, copyright noninfringement, litigation risk, potential defenses and counterclaims, indemnification issues, and IP due diligence based on analysis of patent portfolios, accused products, IP licenses, and supplier agreements.
During law school, Dan was a judicial intern for the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, United States District Judge, where he conducted research and drafted memoranda in connection with civil and criminal cases.