Practice Areas



  • 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

Fairfield University, B.S., Physics, 1992

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Daniel P. Lent

Partner and Japanese Practice Group Leader
860.286.2929, ext. 1137

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.

Experience Highlights

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



Professional Affiliations

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