Daniel Brownstone is resident in the firm's San Francisco, California office. With an
emphasis on patent strategic counseling and prosecution, Mr. Brownstone's practice
also includes intellectual property due diligence and patent litigation.
Mr. Brownstone was a legal intern in the United States Senate, where he worked on
the Judiciary Committee for Senator Russ Feingold.
Mr. Brownstone’s combined backgrounds in computer science and economics give
him a unique perspective on patent strategy. His practice emphasizes patent portfolio
development based on identifying innovations that are economically strategic to the
enterprise, and managing the creation of patent assets to maximize the value of those
In addition to providing legal services to his clients, Mr. Brownstone is an Adjunct
Professor of Law at The University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where
he teaches patent drafting and prosecution.
Mr. Brownstone is a frequent speaker on the topics of patent portfolio development
strategies and patent law reform, and co-chairs a subcommittee of the American
Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).