Steven R. Daniels

Steven R. Daniels

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Recognized since 2013

Austin, Texas

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

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Steven Daniels has over twenty years of experience in the litigation of intellectual property disputes, including patent, trademark, and trade dress infringement, and trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, as well as in the litigation of contract disputes and of claims arising out of allegations of unfair trade practices and unfair competition. He has served as lead counsel in cases in district courts throughout the country, in the ITC, in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and in state courts in Texas, California, and Georgia, and has provided strategic counseling in cases in the European Union, Canada, and Asia, as well as with respect to patent portfolio evaluation, monetization, licensing, patent reexamination and inter partes review proceedings, and patent acquisition.

Mr. Daniels has represented clients ranging from Fortune 50 Corporations to individuals and sole proprietorships. He has repeatedly been recognized by America’s Best Lawyers and Texas Super Lawyers, and the law firm he founded before joining Dickinson Wright was recognized as one of America’s Best Law Firms.

Mr. Daniels’ intellectual property experience comprises many technologies, such as, medical devices, gaming devices, computer hardware and software, wireless devices, semiconductors, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Daniels’ experience includes advising the parties regarding intellectual property issues likely to arise during the negotiation of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement and providing seminars and lectures on American intellectual property law to judges and patent examiners of the Korean Intellectual Property Office and the Korean Innovators Forum.


  • 607 West Third Street, Suite 2500
    Austin, TX 78701

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas


  • Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea, - Visiting Professor of Law
  • State Bar of California - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent


  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2015-2016, Thomson Reuters
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013-Present
  • The National Law Journal, “Defense Hot List,” 2007

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