Daniel L. Schmid

Daniel L. Schmid

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

DiNovo Price LLP
 | 7000 North MoPac Expressway, Suite 350
Austin, TX 78731
Phone: 512-539-2626
Fax: 512-539-2627
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (90%),
  • Antitrust Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Mr. Schmid’s practice is primarily focused on intellectual property litigation with a particular focus on patent litigation.

    His professional background includes infringement and invalidity contentions, claim construction hearings; mediations; preparation of expert reports; depositions of expert and fact witnesses; and drafting and negotiating license agreements. In addition, Mr. Schmid has prosecuted patents in various technical fields, including software, mechanical, and biomedical applications, and previously handled a patent licensing dispute in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

    Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Schmid worked as a Research Engineer for The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics. His work there centered around the commercialization and development of an oil extraction process for the production of algal biofuels.

    During his time at The University of Texas School of Law, Mr. Schmid kept busy. He served as Vice President of the Intellectual Property Law Society and was a member of the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal. In 2012, he interned for the Honorable Caroline M. Craven of the Eastern District of Texas.

    After joining DiNovo Price as an associate attorney, Mr. Schmid continued to stay involved as a member of the Austin Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.

    Mr. Schmid is licensed to practice in Texas, including the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas, and is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

    Mr. Schmid has been selected for the “Texas Rising Stars” list for four consecutive years, 2017-2020.

    About Daniel Schmid

    Admitted: 2014, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dinovoprice.com/Daniel-Schmid

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Austin Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

    Representative Clients:

    • Papst Licensing GmbH & Co. KG v. Altera Corp., Xilinx, Inc. (Fed. Cir., N.D. Cal., & D. Del.): Served as counsel for patent owner in enforcement of patents concerning generating and verifying tests for memory devices. Obtained dismissal of declaratory judgment action brought by accused infringer. Represented patent owner in appeals of dismissal and patentability pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 101 to the Federal Circuit.
    • Microlog Corp. v. InContact, Inc.., et al. (District of Delaware): Served as counsel for a plaintiff software company in patent litigation relating to call center software against several providers of call center services and manufacturers of call center systems.
    • Parity Networks LLC v. Nokia Solutions and Networks US, LLC (E.D. Tex.): Served as counsel for patent owner in case involving allegations of patent infringement related to networking technology.
    • Infinity Computer Products, Inc. v. Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal., E.D. Pa., D. Del., E.D.N.Y., & E.D.K.Y): Serves as counsel for plaintiff and patent owner in several litigations enforcing patents concerning methods for transferring print and scan data between a fax machine and computer.
    • Futurevision.com, LLC. v. Time Warner Cable, Inc.., et al. (Eastern District of Texas and the District of Delaware): Served as counsel for a plaintiff software company in patent litigation relating to interactive television against several providers of cable television services.
    • ComCam International, Inc. v. AT&T Corp., et al. (Eastern District of Texas): Serves as counsel for a plaintiff company in patent litigation relating to video-based monitoring systems against several manufacturers and providers of home security systems.
    • No Magic, Inc. v. Thales E-Security, Inc., et al. (Eastern District of Texas): Served as counsel for a plaintiff software company in patent litigation relating to data encryption against several manufacturers of hardware security modules.

    Educational Background:

    • The University of Texas School of Law (J.D.), 2014
    • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Caroline M. Craven of the Eastern District of Texas, 2012
    • The University of Texas at Austin (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Business Foundations Minor), 2010
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    Office Location for Daniel L. Schmid

    7000 North MoPac Expressway
    Suite 350
    Austin, TX 78731

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    Last Updated: 11/6/2019

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