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Dan Shifrin

Dan Shifrin

Attorney at Law

Colorado Springs
Colorado
Licensed in
Patent Bar, CO
Washington University School of Law

"Diligent, always accessible! Dan was honest in his representation of himself and his work."

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About
Dan Shifrin has been a registered patent attorney for 27 years allowing him to assist patent and trademark clients nationwide. He specializes in patent drafting, prosecution, and appeals, trademark registrations, and preparing patentability and infringement/non-infringement opinions. He has handled inventions in a broad number of areas, including: electrical, electronic, computer, software, neural networks, data compression, energy, automotive, medical, mechanical, robotics, construction, tools, home maintenance, outdoor recreation, fitness, law enforcement, and consumer items, among others.

Dan lives in Colorado with his wife of 40 years
… read more and enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and photography.
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"Outstanding job"

Assist with Other Patent Matter
Posted on Sep 18, 2018
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"Great attorney! Very flexible and quick"

Provisional Patent
Posted on Sep 6, 2018
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"Dan's great"


Posted on Aug 20, 2018
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"Very Good"

Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
Posted on Jul 31, 2018
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"I've worked with Dan on both utility and design patents for multiple products. He's helped with everything from initial filings to office actions and has been amazing at helping me understand the varying options / paths forward as well as which one will have the best long term benefit based on the goals of my business. I'd highly recommend Dan for any patent needs."

Design Patent on Hydration Vessel
Posted on Jul 30, 2018
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"Dan did a great job of understanding my invention and translating it into a patent application which was thorough, clear and will hopefully sail through the Patent Office. Thanks Dan!"

Non-Provisional Patent
Posted on Jul 9, 2018

Work History

Shifrin Patent Law

Owner

Oct 2005 - Present

Throughout my career, I have worked closely with inventors, engineers, managers, business development personnel, and other IP attorneys. I assist companies of all sizes, as well as individuals. In partnership with my clients, I help move ideas from the invention stage through evaluation and protection towards marketing.

Oct 2005 - Present

Swanson & Bratschen, LLC

Of Counsel

Jan 2002 - Oct 2005

At Swanson & Bratschun, I evaluated invention disclosures; prepared and prosecuted domestic and foreign patent applications, including BPAI appeals, in a wide variety of areas; prepared patentability, infringement and validity studies and opinions; drafted patent and technology licenses and non-disclosure agreements; and prepared and prosecuted trademark applications.

Jan 2002 - Oct 2005

Cirrus Logic

Assistant General Counsel, IP

Nov 1996 - Jan 2002

At Cirrus Logic, I oversaw the intellectual property matters for the Magnetic and Optical Storage Divisions, the Peak Audio Division, the Audio Logic Division, and the Wireless Technology Division. I worked directly with engineer-inventors, managers, and outside patent counsel.

Nov 1996 - Jan 2002

IBM

Senior Patent attorney

Jun 1992 - Nov 1996

At IBM, I supervised all intellectual property matters for the Removable Media Storage Solutions business unit. I worked closely with in-house general counsel, business development personnel, managers, engineers, and other IP attorneys at various company locations.

Jun 1992 - Nov 1996

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