We are pleased to announce that Dana Hayter has joined the Boston office as a Partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. Mr. Hayter focuses on technology transactions, including joint development and litigation settlement agreements, IP aspects of mergers and acquisitions, patent and technology transfers, and patent and technology licensing.
Mr. Hayter’s solutions-driven focus in IP strategy, litigation, and transactions have earned him recent recognitions as a Top 40 IP Market Maker and one of the IAM Strategy 300 by Intellectual Asset Management Media (IAM). In private practice, he has led patent license negotiations that have generated net payments to his clients of nearly $1 billion.
"We are excited to welcome Dana, who brings even more depth and capabilities to our fast-growing IP practice," said Marlene Laro, Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Potomac Law. "His unique skillset gained as a senior in-house legal executive, combined with his widely recognized IP deal-making talents and decades of experience negotiating high-visibility IP transactions, makes him a great asset for our clients," she added.
Prior to joining Potomac Law, he was a Partner at Perkins Coie. Earlier in his career, he served as Intel’s V.P., Law and Policy Group, Associate General Counsel, Technology Licensing.
Mr. Hayter received his J.D. from UC Law San Francisco and his M.A. and B.S., cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts.