In addition to being a director of the market leader Simone Intellectual Property Services Limited (SIPS), Dan advises on Hong Kong intellectual property law as a consultant to GPS Legal LLP.
Dan has practiced as a China IP specialist for nearly 15 years. Dan is experienced in all facets of intellectual property law, in particular, anti-counterfeiting and IP enforcement.
Dan has practiced extensively in the US (as both a patent litigator and public prosecutor), Europe (as EMEA anti-counterfeiting counsel for Nokia) and in the PRC and Asia Pacific, both as in-house counsel for Louis Vuitton (managing its AP anti-counterfeiting program), as well as in private practice with two of the world’s leading international law firms and one of Australia’s premier IP practices.
Dan is a frequent speaker and writes on intellectual property topics, having published articles on online counterfeiting, the development of landlord liability theory, trade secrets protection and the design and management of Asia-based supply chain programmes.
Education and Honours
- J.D., Marquette University
- B.A., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
- China “IP Star” by Managing IP Magazine
- Victoria, Australia
- Hong Kong
- English (native)
- Mandarin Chinese (fluent)