Frisco, Texas
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Darin is a registered patent attorney, focusing on the procurement, development, and management of patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property. He has represented clients in a wide variety of industries and across a diverse spectrum of technologies, including medical devices, consumer products, software, energy, and aerospace systems.

Before attending law school, Darin was a senior guidance and navigation engineer on a missile intercept system and a structural dynamics engineer on the Mir and International Space Station programs.

His practice includes:

  • Developing patent portfolios based on internal invention programs and external development programs.
  • Counseling clients regarding the development of intellectual property programs.
  • Conducting audits and valuations of intellectual property portfolios for technology licensing and transfer transactions.
  • Counseling emerging technology companies regarding the strategic creation, exploitation and management of intellectual property assets.
  • Preparing patent infringement and validity opinions.
  • Advising clients regarding intellectual property disputes.


  • Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 2003
    • Computer Law Review & Technology Journal
  • Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, cum laude, University of Texas, 1997
    • College Scholar
    • College of Engineering Honor Roll

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office