Daniel H. Bliss
Daniel H. Bliss is a registered patent attorney with twenty-five years experience working in the field of patent, trademark, and copyright law. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1983. He received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Michigan State University Law School in 1987. He has worked exclusively in the area of intellectual property law since 1985 including the preparation and prosecution of patents, trademarks and copyrights in the United States and foreign countries, intellectual property licensing and litigation before various federal district courts throughout the United States, including the Eastern and Western Districts for the State of Michigan, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Michigan Intellectual Patent Law Association, Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Oakland County Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Committee. Dan was a past president of the Michigan Patent Law Association and Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Dan wrote and prosecuted the patent that won invention of the year in 1990 by the Intellectual Property Organization, and is also a widely published author of articles relating to intellectual property law. He is also a frequent speaker on intellectual property issues. Dan has received Martindale-Hubbell’s AV peer review rating and has been a Michigan Super Lawyer for 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.