Dan Callaway is a partner in Farella Braun + Martel’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department.
Mr. Callaway has represented numerous worldwide companies in all aspects of patent litigation, including patent and portfolio analysis, complex discovery, depositions, expert and witness preparation, pleading and motion practice, Markman proceedings, courtroom argument and trial work. His cases have included disputes over patents related to integrated circuit design, storage and networking, power delivery, computer processor and memory design, operating system software and application software. He has also worked on cases involving electromechanical devices, security systems and virus protection. Clients have included semiconductor companies, solar energy companies, computer hardware and software companies, a manufacturer of storage and networking products accused of infringing twelve patents, a manufacturer of home and automotive electronics, online travel websites and a non-profit research institute.
Mr. Callaway has experience with inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and ex parte reexamination proceedings.
He has worked on a variety of pro bono matters including successful representation of tenants in eviction proceedings and long-term representation of a California inmate seeking habeas corpusrelief.
Mr. Callaway is the inventor of U.S. Patent No. 6,794,568, a device for detecting musical gestures using collimated light.