Daniel Collopy

Daniel Collopy

IP Qualifications

Admitted to Practice before the USPTO
Admitted to practice in Georgia, Virginia and Ohio USA
Admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court
WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center , List of Neutrals for Expert Determination

Academic Qualifications

QualificationInstitutionYear of Completion
Juris DoctorWashington & Lee University School of Law1981
Bachelor of Arts (Physics & Drama)Thomas More College1976

Industry Experience

PositionOrganisation/InstitutionDate of Tenure
Division Patent CounselMotorola, Inc.1989 - 2000
Associate General CounselAdvanced Micro Devices, Inc.2000 - 2004


International Federation of Patent Attorneys (FICPI)CET 8 Chairman
Association of Singapore Patent AttorneysAssociate
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honour Society

Selected Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Specifications

PCT Publication NumberTitle of Application
WO 2018/182501 A1Method and system of intelligent system and emotion sensing with adaptive learning
WO 2018/156084 A1Systems and methods for monitoring plastic deformation of a structured material
WO 2018/147811 A1Methods, devices and systems for focus adjustment of displays
WO 2018/111197 A2Dynamic light scattering nanoplatform for high-throughput transcription factor-dna interaction determination for drug screening
WO 2018/080402 A1Safety-enhanced needle-free injector and system for use through porous and non-porous materials
WO 2014/200437 A1Method and system for human motion recognition
WO 2014/196927 A1Source controlled decodable microarray system and methods for use

Selected Publications – Industry/IP specific

“Singapore Court of Appeal Reverses High Court Decision on Patent Revocation Jurisdiction”, Managing Intellectual Property, March 2019
Speaker, “Trade Marks and the Bottom Line: Valuation of Trade Marks and Branding in the 21st Century”, 17th FICPI Open Forum, Venice, Italy, October, 2017
“Shaping Asia’s IP Landscape”, Managing Intellectual Property, October 2014
“New Expert Determination Option at IPOS”, Managing Intellectual Property, May 2014
Speaker, “IP Licensing & IP Valuation”, FICPI World Congress, Washington, D.C., June, 2009
Experience and Technical Background

Experienced in the following areas of patent practice:

  • Drafting and Prosecution
  • Opinions (Infringement/Non-Infringement, FTO)
  • IP Portfolio Management
  • Patent Harvesting/Advanced Inventing
  • IP Audits
  • IP Due Diligence supporting Transactions (M&A, IPO, Licensing)


Patent practice areas by technology:

  • Electrical
  • Bio-Medical Devices
  • Software
  • Electro Mechanical
  • FinTech
  • Mechanical

Research/industry background:

General technical areas:

  • Semiconductors
  • Communications Technology

Industry experience:

  • Developed and managed patent portfolios for MNCs in the areas of semiconductor processing technologies, semiconductor device technologies, communication technologies (including devices and systems), and software (microprocessor firmware, voice recognition and other biometric-triggered security, and encryption)

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