Daniel I. Becker
Patent Attorney


Daniel I. Becker is a registered patent attorney and former United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent examiner with over six years of intellectual property experience. He has worked with a wide range of diverse subject matter, ranging in complexity from wireless communications and electrical power grid backup systems to beach games and automotive performance equipment. He has also handled subject matters including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and licensing agreements.

Mr. Becker’s practice includes preparing, filing, and prosecuting patents and trademarks before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, he has assisted clients regarding patentability and patent infringement matters. As a self-characterized “inventor’s attorney,” Mr. Becker has experience working with engineers and inventors throughout the patent process, from napkin sketch to prototype to patented product, and he continues to remain a trusted advisor to his clients thereafter on product and engineering decisions. He also assists clients regarding the selection and protection of their trademarks.

Currently, Mr. Becker serves as a Council Member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He is Co-Chair of the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee and has previously served as Co-Chair of the Patent Law Committee of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Mr. Becker is also a volunteer for the North Carolina Bar Association’s NC LEAP Inventor’s Assistance Program.

Mr. Becker takes an active role in the education and STEM achievements of young people and schools. He has served as a volunteer mentor for several F.I.R.S.T. Robotics teams, Wake Robotics, and The Forge Initiative. He has also given lectures on intellectual property and participated in STEM weeks for North Carolina public schools.

Areas of Practice

  • Mechanical devices

  • Communication and data systems

  • Electromechanical devices

  • Power networks

  • Biomedical devices

  • Electrical hardware devices

  • Wireless technologies

  • Manufacturing and material handling

  • Textiles and garments






B.S. | Mechanical Engineering | North Carolina State University, magna laude

J.D. | Wake Forest University

Certificate | Automotive Engineering | Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research



North Carolina
United States Patent & Trademark Office


North Carolina Bar Association

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