Dan Higgs

Chief Patent Council – BIOMERICS, SLC

Dan is Chief Patent Counsel for Biomerics. Dan practiced patent law with Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP in Irvine, California, for two years and with Stoel Rives LLP in Salt Lake City, Utah, for nine years. During that time, Dan’s practice focused primarily on medical devices, including preparation and prosecution of patent applications and other strategic development of patent estates, due diligence for patent portfolio acquisitions, and validity challenges to competitors’ patents for a variety of medical device companies. Dan graduated from the University of Utah, summa cum laude, with a degree in applied physics, and received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Dan is admitted to practice in Utah and California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Courts for the District of Utah and the Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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