Practice Areas



  • Top 100 Most Active Patent Attorney, Patexia, 2023
  • Top 250 Most Active Patent Attorney, Patexia, 2024


  • Commonwealth of Virginia (pending)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002
  • State of Connecticut, 2000


Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1999

Rutgers University College of Engineering, B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1996

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Daniel F. Drexler

Partner, Chair of International Practice, Co-Chair of Design Practice
860.286.2929, ext. 4105

Daniel Drexler focuses his practice on assisting clients in protecting their inventions in both U.S. and foreign patent offices in a variety of technical fields, including mechanical engineering, aerospace and aeronautics, automotive technology, and environmental engineering. He has an extensive foreign practice and counsels international companies and law firms in regard to U.S. strategy. He co-chairs the Design Patent Practice Group.

Experience Highlights

Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2006-present

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2000-2006

Law Clerk, Cantor Colburn LLP, 1999-2000



Professional Affiliations

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association, Board of Governors, Past-President

Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court, Barrister

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

  • International Patent Law & Trade Committee
  • Procedural Harmonization Subcommittee

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, Member