Dani worked for the largest firm of IP attorneys in South Africa for several years before relocating to the UK in 2001, and joining Mathys & Squire. Dani works for a number of large corporations, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and managing their international patent portfolios. He advises on technology-based agreements, and handles infringement risk assessment projects.
Dani heads up our specialist¬†Israel practice¬†after spending years working with Israeli clients and attorney firms based in Israel.¬†
Qualifications:BSc(Eng) MSc(Eng) EPA CPA
Dani works for a number of large corporations, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and managing their international patent portfolios. He advises on technology-based agreements, and handles infringement risk assessment projects. In addition to his core practice, Dani works with start-ups, providing them with commercially relevant, strategic advice. Dani is a European Design Attorney and files and prosecutes registered designs in the UK, via EUIPO and internationally. ¬†His focus is on the fields of internet television, software, electrical and electronic engineering, information technology, microprocessors, semiconductor devices, and communication technologies. In addition, Dani works on cases relating to mechanical and structural engineering, electrical machines, fuel cells and other environmental technologies, as well as business process inventions.
Dani has an honours degree and a master‚Äôs degree in electrical engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. His broad-spectrum undergraduate degree covered a wide range of subjects, from software, microprocessors and signal processing to power systems, electrical machines and control systems. During his postgraduate degree, research focused on the use of artificial intelligence techniques for the analysis of digitised medical images. He is a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney, and holds a Certificate in Intellectual Property from the University of London.
Sectors & Specialisms
Patent applications,¬†patent drafting and filing,¬†freedom to operate,¬†due diligence,¬†patent enforcement,¬†IP strategy,¬†patent portfolio management,¬†licensing,¬†patent oppositions,¬†commercialisation,¬†registered designs