Dan Warren protects the intellectual property of some of the world’s largest companies and best known brands. Dan prepares and prosecutes domestic and foreign patent applications, and domestic and foreign trademark applications. With a background in mechanical engineering, Dan has served as trial and appellate counsel and as an expert witness in patent, trademark, trade dress and copyright litigation, including litigation concerning medical instruments, athletic equipment, computer software, camouflage and digital piracy.
Dan currently serves as Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Atlanta office and head of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Dan is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Sutherland advises GE on patent counseling and prosecution.
Sutherland provides general patent counseling and prosecution services to GE related to green/renewable energy technologies.
Sutherland provides copyright and trademark counsel to Jordan Outdoor Enterprises.
Sutherland provides domestic and international patent, copyright and trademark prosecution, counseling and litigation services to Jordan Outdoor Enterprises.
Sutherland counsels The Coca-Cola Company on various patent matters.
Sutherland provides general patent counseling and prosecution to The Coca-Cola Company. As part of our work for Coke, we represented the company in securing patents on the Coca-Cola Freestyle® dispenser, the company’s interactive fountain dispenser.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of intellectual property law (2008-2011, 2014) and litigation – patent law (2012-2014)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® (2008-2014)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association
Member, Intellectual Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Member, Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, International Trademark Association
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Member, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)