Daniel Barsky is an intellectual property attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office. Mr. Barsky regularly represents clients in intellectual property (IP) licensing and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and multinational licensing agreements, as well as information technology, data privacy, cyberfraud and data breach matters. His experience includes assisting clients in responding to data breaches as a result of hacking and other malicious activity.

Mr. Barsky's clients call upon him to oversee, coordinate and maintain multinational trademark portfolios encompassing thousands of marks registered in more than 100 countries, including the monitoring and enforcement of the portfolios as well as multinational, anti-counterfeiting activities.

In addition to his transactional and counseling work, Mr. Barsky maintains an active, nationwide IP litigation practice and has represented clients in patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement and trade secret theft matters.

Mr. Barsky is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and regularly prosecutes patents, trademarks and copyrights for clients.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Mr. Barsky is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, where he teaches patent litigation and is the university's faculty supervisor for the USPTO's Law School Clinic Program. As the faculty supervisor, Mr. Barsky works with students and clients in the university's startup practicum, in addition to his involvement within Florida's startup and entrepreneurial community. He regularly represents startup and new business ventures, and has helped multiple startups develop, protect, grow and enforce their intellectual property and other business assets.


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Bates College, B.S., Biological Chemistry and Economics
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2020