Dan Staren is a member of the firm's commercial litigation group. His practice focuses on a wide range of complex business disputes, including contract, corporate governance and intellectual property and technology litigation.
Dan has experience at all stages of complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. In particular, Dan has prepared pre-litigation analyses, prepared and responded to complaints, drafted and responded to motions, argued hearings, deposed witnesses, worked with experts and helped manage all aspects of fact and expert discovery.
Dan maintains an active pro bono practice in which he provides a variety of legal services to clients who do not have the resources to pay customary legal fees.
Defended third-party software support provider against allegations of copyright infringement
Represented telecommunications company to develop damages case in patent infringement litigation
Defended global animal health company against allegations of patent infringement
Defended public safety technology company against allegations of willful patent infringement
Represented Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) company involving allegations of willful patent infringement
Defended multinational video game and digital entertainment company against allegations of willful patent infringement
Representing co-owner, director and officer in a corporate governance dispute
Conducting internal investigation of public company regarding corporate governance disputes
Defended health insurance company against allegations of trademark infringement
Defending network marketing company against alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
Research Editor, Arizona State Law Journal
Center for Law, Science & Innovation- Law, Science and Technology Certificate
Patent Law Clinic
Pro Bono Graduate Award- Highest Distinction
Loyola University Graduate Student (M.S., Molecular Biology, 2012)
University of Illinois (B.A., Psychology, 2009)
American Bar Association
Section of Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation Committee