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Dan L. Bagatell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Perkins Coie LLP

Dan Bagatell spends most of his time on post-trial and appellate matters, focusing on disputes involving complex technology and complicated statutes.  Dan chairs the firm’s Federal Circuit patent appellate practice, and he regularly briefs and argues cases in appellate courts around the country.  Dan also writes and edits critical trial court papers such as Markman briefs, summary judgment motions, oppositions to class certification, motions for judgment as a matter of law and new trial motions.  In addition, clients often enlist Dan to work on special projects such as amicus briefs, case analyses and white papers.  Dan works closely with lawyers in offices and practices throughout Perkins Coie, and he enjoys teaming with lawyers at other firms as well.

Case History

  • Other Court Admissions
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


  • Listed in Benchmark Appellate's Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as an Appellate Litigation Star for the 9th Circuit
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

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2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788
Phone: 602-351-8250
Firm Phone: 602-351-8000

Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Copyright Law

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  • Yale University (BA)
  • Stanford Law School (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • The State Bar of California

Organizations & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association — Member
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education — Finance Committee Member
  • Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project — Board Member
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association — Member