Daniela Caro-Esposito practices in all areas of intellectual property, with a focus on litigation as well as all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution along with administrative proceedings involving patents and trademarks. Daniela is a co-author of a chapter in New Jersey Federal Civil Procedure ("Special Considerations in Cases Involving Intellectual Property,” New Jersey Law Books, 2022-23), and is also a Barrister in the John J. Gibbons Inn of Court, the first IP Inn of Court of its kind in New Jersey involving attorneys and judges.
Prior to practicing law, Daniela’s background in science piqued her interest in the field of intellectual property. During law school, she became dedicated to her Intellectual Property courses and was chosen to receive the Award of Excellence in Intellectual Property Law in her graduating class. Daniela earned a concentration in Intellectual Property Law along with her law degree.
Daniela’s client counseling skills and legal strategies have their foundation in a robust law school experience. She devoted much of her time in law school to gaining hands-on experience in various facets of the legal profession. She worked as a Research Assistant to Professor David Opderbeck, Co-Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at Seton Hall University School of Law. Concurrently, she interned in the legal department of a corporation where she worked closely with in-house attorneys in litigation, employment law, and compliance. Daniela was also a legal intern with the New Jersey Attorney General, where she worked in the Cybersecurity and Internet Privacy Sector. Finally, Daniela was a student advocate in her school’s Civil Litigation Clinic where she did various pro bono work for clients unable to afford representation.
Prior to joining the firm, Daniela served as a law clerk to the Honorable Owen C. McCarthy, J.S.C. Her experience as a law clerk honed her research and legal writing skills in addition to instilling invaluable insight into the judicial system. A bonus was the experience Daniela gained as a small claims mediator for the court, with judge-initiated training in negotiations.