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Daniel Kazhdan Ph.D.


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  • University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 2012; California Law Review; Berkeley Technology & Law Journal); University of Buenos Aires (Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry, 2008-2009); University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D. in Chemistry 2008); Yeshiva University (B.A. in Chemistry magna cum laude 2005)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia and registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Law Clerk to Judge Richard Linn, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (2014-2015)

Dr. Daniel Kazhdan's practice focuses on intellectual property, with an emphasis on chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology litigation. He has represented pharmaceutical and electronics companies at the district court and at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Daniel has an active pro bono practice and is currently serving as lead counsel in an appeal at the Seventh Circuit. He is also managing editor of the American Bar Association's journal Administrative & Regulatory Law News.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Daniel served as a clerk to Judge Richard Linn of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Before that, he worked at an intellectual property boutique for two years, primarily representing and counseling pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman matters.

Daniel has published five legal articles and 10 chemistry articles. His work was recognized with the American Bar Association's Gellhorn-Sargentich Award and the Patent and Trademark Office Society's Rossman Award.

Daniel Kazhdan