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Daniel focuses his practice on all areas of intellectual property law. He has worked in various transactional and litigation capacities, including all areas of IP: patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Daniel’s patent and transactional experience includes extensive work in the telecommunications, automotive, energy, and smartphone industries. Daniel counsels clients in trademark and copyright matters in a variety of industries.

Additionally, Daniel possesses broad experience in the licensing of intellectual property and software, including negotiating and drafting agreements.

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Legal Work Highlights

Helped a Fortune 500 company prosecute patents related to 4G security protocols and hand-off techniques.

Helped an oil and gas company protect its business and intellectual property from former employees who created a competing entity.

Patented a disruptive real estate tool for a participant on Shark Tank™.

Negotiated and drafted a software license regarding asset management for a railroad provider.

Defended an airline against a plaintiff asserting patents related to payment software.

Negotiated and drafted numerous software agreements for an entity in the automotive and mobility space.


Law School

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2007

Graduate School

Southern Methodist University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Undergraduate School

Southern Methodist University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, B.A., Spanish, 2003

Bar Memberships

Daniel is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Texas, 2013

Georgia, 2007

United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2007


Daniel is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

Supreme Court of Georgia

Texas State Court

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas


Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2015 – 2016

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Aerospace and Defense Forum – DFW Chapter, Member

Dallas Bar Association

Northwestern School of Law, DFW Alumni Board Member

State Bar of Texas – Intellectual Property Section, Website Chair

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

St. Vincent de Paul, Caseworker, 2012 – present

Major Publications

Daniel is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Coronavirus Litigation Issues for the Energy Industry, Daniel A. Murray, Energy Law Advisor, Issue 2, May 2020.

Responding to 101 Rejections – Part I, Daniel A. Murray, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 5, May 2018, pp 3-9.

Responding to 101 Rejections – Part II, Daniel A. Murray, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 6, June 2018, pp 14-17.

An Update on DTSA Ex Parte Seizures”, 12 THE TIPSHEET, May 2017

Co-author, “A 3D Numerical Simulation of a Cylindrical Towel Heater with Symmetric and Asymmetric Heating,” Daniel Murray & Jose L. Lage, ASME/JSME 8th Thermal Eng. Joint Conference, 2011

Co-author, “U.S. Patents Post KSR: Post-KSR Case Law Regarding Obviousness,” Daniel Murray & James L. Ewing, Patent World, Dec. 2007/Jan. 2008, Issue 198, pp 30-32

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