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Volkmuth, Daniel R.

Daniel R. Volkmuth

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +1 202-538-8125
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Daniel Volkmuth has eighteen years of experience at the trial and appellate levels before state and federal courts in a broad range of complex litigation, including structured finance, residential mortgage backed securities, product liability, government regulation, constitutional law, insurance law, commercial law and intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition).  Daniel also has extensive experience representing clients in Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission, as well as enforcement of ITC exclusion orders before U.S. Customs.

Prior to attending law school, Daniel worked as an engineer at IBM Burlington and at IBM East Fishkill's Advanced Semiconductor Technology Center, where his work focused upon process development for DRAM devices.

Federal & State Court Cases

  • The Prudential Ins. Co. of America v. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, No. ESX-L-3085-12 (Superior Ct. N.J.)
  • The Prudential Ins. Co. of America v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, No. 2:12-cv-07242(KSH)(CLW), (D.N.J.)
  • SACO I Trust 2006-5, issuer of the SACO I Trust 2006-5 Mortgage-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-5, SACO I Trust 2006-6, issuer of the SACO I Trust  2006-6 Mortgage-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-6, SACO I Trust 2006-3, issuer of the SACO I Trust  2006-3 Mortgage-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-3, and SACO I Trust 2007-2, issuer of the SACO I Trust 2007-2 Mortgage-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-2 v. EMC Mortgage LLC, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., No. 651820/2012 (Sup. Ct. N.Y.)
  • Home Equity Mortgage Trust Series 2006-1, Home Equity Mortgage Trust Series 2006-3, and Home Equity Mortgage Trust Series 2006-4 v. DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc., No. 156016/2012 (Sup. Ct. N.Y.)
  • Amaprop Ltd. v. Indiabulls Financial Services Ltd., 12-1136-cv(XAP) & 12-788(L) (2d Cir.)
  • Rockstar Consortium US LP, Inc. v. ASUSTek Computer, Inc., No. 13-CV-00894-JRG (E.D. Tex.)
  • Peregrine Semiconductor, Corp. v. RF Micro Devices, Inc., No. 3:12-cv-00911-JEG-WMC (S.D. Calif.)
  • Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., No. 12-CV-00630-LHK (N.D. Calif.)
  • Centocor, Inc. v. Hamilton, 372 S.W.3d 140 (Tex. 2012)
  • Friedman v. Sebelius, 686 F.3d 813 (D.C. Cir. 2012)
  • Jane Doe v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 572 F.3d 677 (9th Cir. 2009)
  • LG Electronics, Inc. v. Petters Group Worldwide LLC, No. 5:08-cv-00163 DF-CMC (E.D. Tex.)
  • Vizio, Inc. v. LG Electronics Inc., No. 1-09-cv-01481 (D. Md.)
  • Tafas v. Doll, No. 2008-1352 (Fed. Cir., July 6, 2009)
  • Eastman Kodak Co. v. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., No. 6:07-cv-352 (E.D. Tex).
  • Input/Output, Inc. v. Sercel, Inc., No. 5:06-cv-236 (E. D. Tex.)
  • Fenner Investments, Ltd. v. Juniper Networks, Inc., No. 2:05-CV-05 LED (E.D. Tex.)
  • Tantivy Communications, Inc. v. Lucent Technologies, Inc., No. 2:04-CV-79 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Eastman Kodak Co. v. Sony Corp., No. 04-6095T (W.D.N.Y.); Sony Corp. and Sony Electronics v. Eastman Kodak Co., No. 04-06547T (W.D.N.Y.); Sony Corp., et al. v. Eastman Kodak Co., No. 04-03193 (D.N.J.)
  • In re Copper Antitrust Litigation, 436 F.3d 782 (7th Cir 2006)
  • International Brominated Solvents, v. ACGIH, No. 5:04-CV-394 (HL) (M.D. Ga)
  • Houbigant, Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co., 374 F.3d 192 (3d Cir. 2004)
  • Stratagene v. Invitrogen Corp., 225 F. Supp. 2d 608 (D. Md. 2002)
  • Monsanto Tech. LLC v. Chemical Products Techs. LLC, No. 4:01CV01794 (E.D. Mo. 2002)
  • Zelman v. Simmons, 536 U.S. 639 (2002)
  • American Tool Co., Inc. v. Wolfcraft, Inc., No. 3:00CV66-MU (W.D.N.C. 2000)
  • Capital Medical Systems, Inc. v. Fuji Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. (Jan. 11, 1999) (Judgment); aff'd, 270 A.D. 2d 728 (3d Dept. 2000), leave to appeal dismissed in part, denied in part, 95 N.Y. 2d 820 (2000)
  • The Procter & Gamble Co. v. Unilever PLC, Nos. 3:98-CV-955 (D. Conn. 1998) (S.D. Ohio 1998) (N.D. Ga. 1998) (D.N.J. 1998)
  • Texas Instruments, Inc. v. Hyundai Electronics Industries Co., Ltd, No. 2:98-cv-225 (E.D. Tex. 1999)
  • Alpex Computer Corp. v. Nintendo Co., Ltd.. 521 U.S. 1104 (1997)
  • Nastoff's .45 Shop, Inc. v. Colt's Mfg., No. 4:97-CV-1784 (N.D. Ohio 1997)
  • Lotus Development Corp. v. Nextel Communication, Inc., Opposition No. 96,347 (U.S.P.T.O. T.T.A.B.)
  • General Electric Co. v. Nintendo Co., Ltd., No. 95-1248 (D. N.J.)
  • Kenneth Laino v. OMCCC, Inc., Cuy. Cty. Ohio Common Pleas, No. 264042
  • Milwaukee Brewery Worker’s Pension Plan v. Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., 513 U.S. 414 (1995)

International Trade Commission Proceedings

  • In the Matter of Certain Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits and Devices Containing Same, No. 337-TA-848
  • In the Matter of Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices and Components Thereof, No. 337-TA-796
  • In the Matter of Certain Digital Televisions and Components Thereof, No. 337-TA-742
  • In the Matter of Certain Flat Panel Digital Televisions and Components Thereof, No. 337-TA-733
  • In the Matter of Certain Video Displays, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-687
  • In the Matter of Certain Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Using Tungsten Metallization and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-648
  • In the Matter of Liquid Crystal Display Modules, Products Containing Same, and Methods for Using the Same, No. 337-TA-634
  • In the Matter of Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-631
  • In re Certain Semiconductor Chips With Minimized Chip Package Size and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-605
  • In the Matter of Certain Switches and Products Containing Same, No. 337-TA-589
  • In the Matter of Certain Bar Clamps, Bar Clamp Pads, and Related Packaging, Display, and Other Materials, No. 337-TA-429
  • The University of Chicago Law School
    (J.D., 1995)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1991)
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Jones Day:
    • Counsel, 2005-2012
    • Associate, 1996-1999
  • Patton Boggs, LLP:
    • Associate, 1999-2005
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Marsha K. Ternus:
    • Iowa Supreme Court, 1995-1996