- Due Diligence in IP Acquisitions
- Ex Parte Reexaminations
- Foreign & PCT Patent Filing
- Inter Partes Review
- Invalidity Opinions
- Non-infringement Opinions
- Patent Landscaping and Risk Analysis
- Patentability Opinions
- Post Grant Practice
- Product Clearance
- Right to Practice Opinions
- Strategic IP Portfolio Development and Management
- Utility, Design, and Plant Patent Filing with the USPTO
- Computer Science & Software
- Electrical Engineering & Electronics
- Environmental Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Semiconductor Devices & Processing Methods
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 2003
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1997
- State of Connecticut, 1995
- State of New York, 1995
- Assistant Clerk, Honorable Vincent A. Bifferato, Resident Judge of the Delaware Superior Court, 1995
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1995
- Inducted into the Harrington Inn Honor Chapter of Phi Delta Phi
Fairfield University, B.S., Physics, 1992
With a focus on serving Asian companies, Daniel Lent is the partner in charge of a dedicated team of associate attorneys and support staff with specialized Asian experience. Dan lived and worked as an intellectual property (IP) lawyer in Asia and spent many years in school in Malaysia and Singapore as a youth. Dan was also an IP associate at the large international firm Reed Smith in their New York City office, where he also dealt extensively with Asia. Currently, he focuses on obtaining patents in the United States for clients from Japan, China, India, Singapore, and Taiwan. Dan visits Asia frequently and counsels Asian companies and law firms regarding IP litigation, infringement, contracts, and licensing matters.
Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2008-present
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2004-2008
Patent Department, Hitachi, Tokyo, Japan, 2004
Reed Smith LLP, New York City Office, 1999-2004
Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson LLP, Monroe, CT, 1995-1999
- January 27, 2016
Daniel P. Lent, Japanese Practice Group Leader, gave a half day seminar in Tokyo for The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) Japan on January 27, 2016 near the Japanese Patent Office. With walk-ins, there were 40 attendees from Japanese companies and law firms. Dan presented in Japanese and English using a translator. A course book with Dan’s presentations, written in both Japanese and English side-by-side, was pre-printed and given to all attendees. As well, Dan gave a comprehensive presentation on trademarks, “Trademarks 2015 Year in Review,” and one on the ClearConnect ITC case, “Is imported data an article?”
- July 6, 2015
On June 24, 2015, Daniel Lent, Cantor Colburn’s Japanese Practice Group Chair, spoke in Tokyo on recent rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit regarding patent claim construction. Mr. Lent’s audience was Chief Judge of the Japanese Intellectual Property High Court Ryuichi Shitara and seventy court officials and other attendees, including visiting intellectual property professors from Stanford Law School. The following day, Mr. Lent again presented the same topic to Japan Patent Office Commissioner Hitoshi Ito, Deputy Commissioner Yoshitake Kihara, and other officials at the Japanese Patent Office.
- June 30, 2014
Cantor Colburn partner and Japanese Practice Group Leader, Daniel P. Lent, spoke before the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), Hideo Hato, and other present JPO officials at the U.S. Bar/JPO Liaison Council June 20, 2014 Meeting.
- November 14, 2017Nagoya, Japan
Daniel P. Lent, partner and Chair of Cantor Colburn's Japanese Practice, has been invited by the Intellectual Property Division of the Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, a part of the Japanese government, to give a seminar to 100 patent attorneys, IP professionals, and local enterprises in Nagoya, Japan on November 14, 2017.
- January 26, 2017Osaka, Japan
On January 26, 2017, Daniel Lent, Cantor Colburn’s Japanese Practice Group Chair, spoke to 50 members of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) in Osaka regarding: Technology Transfer Strategies for Universities, Useful USPTO Pilot Programs, and Recent Rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit.
- October 20, 2015Washington, D.C.
- June 20, 2014
Cantor Colburn partner and Japanese Practice Group Leader, Daniel P. Lent, will speak at the meeting.
- January 28, 2014Phoenix, Arizona
Cantor Colburn partner and Japan Practice Group Leader Daniel P. Lent attended the American Intellectual Property Law Association Mid-Winter meeting, where he gave two presentations to the Japan Practice Committee. The first was on the new USPTO Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Programs (PPH) and the second was on the Patent Law Treaty (PLT).
- AIPLA/JPAA Joint SeminarApril 9, 2013Tokyo, Japan
American Intellectual Property Law Association
- IP Practice Group in China Group
- IP Practice Group in Japan Group
AIPPI-U.S. Asia Pacific Sub-Committee
U.S. Bar- JPO Liaison Council
SIPO - U.S. Bar Liaison Council
Intellectual Property Owners Association, Asian Practice Committee
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association
Connecticut Optics and Photonics Association
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut
UNIGROUP UNIX users group of New York City