Henry J. Daley advises technology companies and educational institutions on ways to commercialize and monetize their intellectual property portfolios. Henry develops creative patent licensing and enforcement strategies for startups, middle-market companies, multinational corporations, universities, and research hospitals.
He has represented clients as first-chair counsel in post-grant disputes and high-stakes litigation involving physics, optics, electrical engineering, and precision electromechanical systems patents. He has handled cases before the U.S. Patent Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Henry has managed portfolios covering conductor, nanotechnology, energy production, photonics, optical device, imaging system, medical imaging, drug delivery, medical robot, and smart surgical tool patents.
He performs intellectual property audits and patent-clearance studies for proposed new products, and structures approaches to help his clients enforce their patent rights and avoid infringement issues. Henry also prepares non-infringement and invalidity opinions with respect to competitors’ patents.
Henry formerly conducted research at England’s Daresbury Laboratory, while using the institution’s heavy-ion accelerators, synchrotron radiation sources, and supercomputer facilities. He also conducted electron and heavy-ion-scattering experiments at the University of Oxford, Yale University, University of Paris-Saclay, and University of Milan.
He was a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, where he conducted studies funded by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
His research included technology related to a vast range of sensors and systems, including radar systems, radio frequency, infrared and optical-detection systems, avionics and signal-processing algorithms and techniques.
Henry also taught a wide range of physics courses, including advanced laboratory courses for upper-level undergraduates and first- and second-year graduate students. He was responsible for teaching advanced laboratory courses with a professor who was nominated for the Nobel Prize for the discovery of buckminsterfullerene, which played an important role in igniting interest in nanotechnology.
- Developed patent portfolios for the healthcare industry, including medical imaging systems, medical simulation and treatment planning systems, a wide range of medical devices, medical robots and smart tools, and drug delivery systems
- Developed patent portfolios for “clean technology,” including advances in photovoltaic technology, batteries, super capacitors, energy scavenging and recuperation technology, and energy-production systems
- Served as first-chair counsel on high-stakes litigation involving physics, optics, electrical engineering, and precision electromechanical systems
- Handled cases before several federal district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims involving lasers, photolithography systems, medical devices, optical communications systems, and avionics systems
- Counseled the largest maker of endoscopes and microscopes.
- J.D. Northeastern University School of Law 1996
- Ph.D. Physics University of Arizona 1984
- B.S. honors Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1978
Bar Admissions :
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Memberships :
- Member, Association of University Technology Managers
- Former member, Intellectual Property Owners Association; Nanotechnology Committee
- Advised the Commonwealth of Virginia, through the Joint Commission on Technology and Science, 2005, 2006
- Active with the Nanotechnology Committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council
- Works extensively with inventors at the California NanoSystems Institute.
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