Daniel X. Xu
Mr. Xu’s practice focuses primarily on patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, and intellectual property due diligence associated with mergers and acquisition and investment transactions. He has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for startups of all stages, academic and research institutions, and multinational corporations. Dan has drafted patent applications in a wide variety of technical fields including medical devices, medical imaging, dental apparatus and treatments, diagnostic kits and devices, genetic sequencing, stem cell treatments, consumer hardware, and software.
Dan was previously an associate with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Morrison & Foerster. In addition to his practice, Dan also teaches a course in intellectual property law at the extension program of the University of California, Berkeley.
Dan holds an M.S. in biomedical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a law degree from Duke University Law School where he was on the editorial board of the Duke Law Journal. Dan is a member of the state bar of California and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.