Daniel Sternberg represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property (IP) litigation in district court and the International Trade Commission (ITC). Bolstered by a strong background in software engineering, Daniel has extensive experience both defending against patent infringement and other IP claims on behalf of clients, as well as enforcing such claims against infringers. Daniel also advises clients on patent portfolio strategy and provides IP due diligence support. He has technical experience in numerous areas, including telecommunications, circuit design, software and medical devices.
In addition to his experience in the private sector, Daniel clerked for Judge Sharon Prost at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and for Judge P. Kevin Castel at the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Prior to his career in law, Daniel was a senior software engineer at a leading software company in the Boston area, where he developed data visualization and data exploration tools for their flagship product. Daniel uses his first-hand knowledge and technical expertise to each client’s advantage when protecting their organization’s IP.
Daniel is also dedicated to pro bono work. He is currently representing an asylum applicant fleeing gang violence in El Salvador.
Defended a multinational technology company against patent infringement claims targeting smart thermostats, obtaining a final determination of no violation with regards to Certain Smart Thermostats, Smart HVAC Systems and Components Thereof*
Defended a software company against claims of patent infringement relating to relational databases brought by a non-practicing entity in district court, securing an exceptional case finding and an award of attorney fees after obtaining a pre-trial dismissal with prejudice on behalf of the defendant*
Represented an international optics company in prosecuting claims of patent infringement relating to digital cameras at the ITC; the case settled favorably after a favorable initial determination*
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