Daniel A. Tate is a Patent Attorney, registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007. Dan earned his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law where he ranked in the top ten percent of his class and maintained a full ride scholarship. He held a “leadership” position on Law Review and has authored an article on the role of judges and juries in determining issues of obviousness in regard to patent validity. Dan is licensed to practice law in Ohio and passed the Ohio bar exam within the top two percent of exam takers.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Akron, having graduated cum laude and having covered a broad range of topics involving hardware and software design. Before practicing as a Patent Attorney, Dan acquired technical experience as a Software Engineer at Tegron and as a Computer Engineer Co-Op with Research Triangle Institute while researching the thermoelectric properties of semiconductors. In his spare time, Dan is an avid runner with his wife Colleen.