Daniel specialises in intellectual property, information technology, and privacy, data protection and cybersecurity.
Daniel assists businesses with clearing, registering, protecting and commercialising IP, and managing international portfolios of trade marks, patents, registered designs, business names and domain names. He also assists clients from a wide range of industries with meeting their obligations under the Privacy Act and Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), including mandatory data breach notification requirements.
With a background in IT, Daniel also regularly assists clients with software licensing and cloud service agreements, and cybersecurity obligations including under the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act.
Daniel is a member and former chair of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) South Australian committee. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
In addition to his legal experience, Daniel holds a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, and has previously worked in the IT industry for an ASX-listed software consulting firm. He remains active in the industry, having released a number of his own iPhone and iPad apps. With this background, Daniel enjoys assisting businesses with issues related to technology, and data protection, such as software licensing and cloud service agreements, and cybersecurity obligations including under the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act.
Daniel is recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a leading lawyer in respect of both Intellectual Property Law and Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law, having previously been named a Rising Star in Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law nationally by Doyle’s Guide in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. In 2013, Daniel received a South Australian Young Achiever Award in the ‘Online Achievement’ category.
Daniel’s experience includes advising: