Dan Laine, an associate, is a professional engineer licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario and brings many years of practical experience as a civil engineer to the firm. Dan has designed the superstructure plans for a range of commercial and residential developments including a large casino project in Vancouver, British Columbia and the complex foundations needed for a gas-fired power plant. He also prepared rehabilitation assessments on buildings in the Canadian arctic. In construction, Dan managed the day-to-day implementation of heavy civil infrastructure contracts ranging from the establishment of a right of way for light rail transit to a grade separation for an arterial roadway to support commuter trains.
In graduate school at the University of Toronto, Dan conducted an empirical study in support of his thesis on the performance of concrete structures retrofitted using fiber reinforced polymers. He was published for this work in Behavior of Normal- and High-Strength Confined Concrete, 110 ACI Structural Journal 989 (Nov. 2013).
Dan brought his dedication, hard work and excellence to law school, and was elected to the Order of the Coif upon graduating from Rutgers School of Law. While in law school, Dan was a Managing Editor of the Rutgers Law Review and served as an intern for the Honorable Paul J. Vichness in New Jersey Superior Court.
Dan applies his civil engineering skills to his practice, which encompasses all areas of intellectual property. Dan regularly performs studies, prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications and engages in litigation related matters, including performance of pre-suit validity and infringement analyses and drafting of motion papers. Dan serves clients over a wide range of technology areas.
Due Diligence, Mergers and Acquisitions
IP Asset Management
Trademark and Trade Dress Procurement
2014, New Jersey
2015, New York
2020, United States Patent & Trademark Office
J.D., magna cum laude, Rutgers School of Law– Newark 2014; elected
to Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Rutgers Law Review
M.A.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Toronto 2004
B. Eng., Civil Engineering, McMaster University 2002
Gregory S. Gewirtz and Daniel P. Laine, ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Pharmaceutical Patent Litigators - Chapter 15: Summary Judgment (Kenneth L. Dorsney, ABA 3d ed. 2020)
“Patent Protection Abroad: Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before Filing Across the Pond” by Ryan Bergeron, James Vezeris and Daniel Laine published in New Jersey Law Journal on Sept. 14, 2020