University of Pittsburgh

Daniel H. Brean

Adjunct Professor of Law

Daniel H. Brean is an intellectual property attorney and a senior associate at The Webb Law Firm in Pittsburgh, PA, where he works primarily on patent litigation matters relating to computer network systems and e-commerce technology.  He also has considerable expertise in the area of industrial design protection and design patents, frequently publishing and speaking on these topics.  Dan is a former law clerk to the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he assisted the court in its resolution of many difficult and complex issues of patent law.  He graduated in 2005 from Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Physics and received his JD cum laude in 2008 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship and the ABA-BNA Intellectual Property Law Award.


  • JD, University of Pittsburgh
  • BS, Carnegie Mellon University
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