old-state-houseDanielson Legal offers a significant depth of experience on the matters we handle.

Below are some examples of past work in our practice areas*.


  • Managed federal and international trademark portfolio for publicly traded consumer and industrial products company.
  • Developed and managed federal and international trademark portfolio for publicly traded pharmaceutical products company.
  • Advised and managed dozens of trademark portfolios of small to large sized companies in the technology, publishing, consumer products, biotech, and non-profit sectors.
  • Counselled a variety of companies on trademark enforcement issues including monitoring and policing, cease-and-desist letters, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and federal trademark litigation.


  • Advised numerous multi-national software companies on issues of copyright registration and enforcement.
  • Counseled software companies on pre-litigation copyright enforcement matters.
  • Advised Internet companies on copyright liability issues.


  • Developed patent portfolios in the areas of business methods, software, data analytics, computer security, optics, and medical devices.
  • Conducted clearance studies for new products and services.
  • Prosecuted inter partes reexaminations in support of active patent litigation.
  • Negotiated patent licenses with a variety of academic institutions.
  • Facilitated sales and other monetization of patent portfolios.

Licensing and Contract

  • Provided primary outside licensing counsel to prominent software services comany. Led drafting and negotiation of a variety of service agreements with major media and technology companies.
  • Drafted numerous software and hardware related agreements including OEM, distribution, shink-wrap, ASP, support and maintenance, and related agreements.
  • Advised on and drafted a multitude of general corporate agreeements including NDAs, service agreements, employee agreements, and other technology-facing contracts.


  • Advised numerous technology companies, public and private, on intellectual property issues relating to corporate transactions, including complete due dillgence support. Advised investors, buyers, and sellers in such scenarios.
  • Advised dozens of companies on open source issues relating to corporate transactions.

Open Source

  • Served as lead outside intellectual property counsel to a number of open source businesses, advising on trademarks, copyright protection, licensing and rights acquisition, and other issues , with a specific focus on the impact of open source business models to such issues.
  • Advised a major open source company on intellectual property issues in its acquisition by a leading, public open source company.
  • Advised a major public software company on open source auditing of its entire software product line and on open source issues in connection with a purchase transaction.
  • Advised a major open source company on the acquisition of several open source projects.
*Work described here may have been completed at prior law firms of Danielson Legal attorneys.

Who We Are

Danielson Legal is a boutique intellectual property and technology law firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

We represent international, national and regional companies, both large and small, in a variety of trademark, patent, copyright, licensing, and related areas of practice.


Cambridge, MA

Danielson Legal LLC

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Cambridge, MA 02138


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Waltham, MA

Danielson Legal LLC

t: (617) 714-9579
f: (888) 742-8097

375 Totten Pond Road
Suite 102
Waltham, MA 02451

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