is a partner at Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh and practises litigation in the fields of patents, trade marks and copyrights. He regularly represents clients in court proceedings, including before the Federal Court of Canada, and advises clients on the enforcement of their Canadian intellectual property rights. He also represents clients in trade-mark oppositions, trade-mark expungement proceedings and domain name disputes. Daniel works with clients in a wide variety of fields, including high-tech companies, internet companies, manufacturers, retail chains, pharmaceutical companies and the oil and gas industry. His background is in electrical engineering and computer programming.