Also known as Dan Ballard

Daniel Nathan Ballard

Daniel Nathan Ballard

Intellectual Property Law Attorney
Sacramento, CA




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About Me

Sacramento patent attorney and trademark, copyright, e-commerce attorney.  Daniel Ballard serves as outside corporate counsel for small to medium-sized businesses. In addition to general business transactional advice, he focuses on providing intellectual property advice and, if necessary, litigation and proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. As a patent attorney, he works to...

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Client Reviews

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Posted by: a client over 1 year ago.

Clearly explained the legalese on a portion of an employment agreement dealing with intellectual property. Mr. Ballard explained his take on it in...


Posted by: a client over 1 year ago.

Did not understand a question regarding legality of a cloud type service. When I provided additional details I received no response. This guy may be...
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Peter Edward Morgan
Peter Morgan

Alpharetta, GA

4 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Ballard is a recognized authority in this online forum. He is generous with the significant time that he takes to provide careful, well-...
Nina C Montoya
Nina Montoya

Los Angeles, CA

6 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Ballard's answers are consistently precise, analytic and tailored to the needs of the Avvo askers. His answers are also frequently entertaining...
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2002 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Sequoia Counsel PC


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2001 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific


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2013 AV Preeminent Rated in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards



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2008- present Member

Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2009 International Intellectual Property Protection

Sacramento Lawyer

2007 Signs, Signs, Everywhere There's Signs

Sacramento Lawyer

Speaking Engagements

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2007 Patent law

at Business End of Patents

2004 Digital music issues

at Fourth Annual Pacific Music Business Symposium

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