Daniel Lanfranconi, JD, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. (Elec Eng), MBA

Patent Agent Trainee & Articling Student

Daniel is a Juris Doctor student at the University of British Columbia, currently entering his second year of studies. Daniel was always keen on being part of Intellectual Property field and is leveraging his extensive technical and business knowledge with an eye to become an expert in all areas of Intellectual Property (prosecution and litigation of patents, trademarks, and copyrights).

Prior to pursuing a legal career in Intellectual Property Law, Daniel worked in the Tech industry for almost 20 years. Throughout his career he designed integrated circuits in Customer Own Tooling (COT) and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) flows. He is fluent in Verilog and VHDL hardware description languages and also fluent in several scripting languages. In addition, he has designed several Register Transfer Level (RTL) IC blocks as well as several analog blocks for integrated circuits. Daniel has experience in integrated circuit physical design and has:

  • performed floorplanning
  • Static Timing Analysis (STA)
  • on-chip-variation (OCV)
  • taken several ICs through

- synthesis

- place-and-route

- inserted and verified power grids

- performed design rule checks (DRC)

- performed layout-versus-schematic (LVS) checks

During his MBA, Daniel also earned a Cornell University Fellowship in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Outside of work and school, Daniel enjoys competitive kickboxing, running, and travelling.


  • Diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology, St. Lawrence College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Lakehead University
  • Master of Applied Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carleton University
  • Master of Business Administration, Queen’s University
  • Master of Business Administration, Cornell University
  • Juris Doctor candidate (2019), University of British Columbia

 Professional Involvement

  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA) – student member
  • Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) – licensed Professional Engineer since 1998
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • BC Tech Association

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