Daniel Farkas, Ph.D.

Patent Agent


(303) 625-4856

(303) 625-4901

Daniel is a patent agent assisting in patent prosecution, litigation, patentability determinations, and infringement analyses in cases involving various technologies, including lasers and optics, photonics, quantum, vacuum systems, magnetics, electronics, and software.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniel was a patent agent with an Am Law 200 firm. Daniel's background is in experimental physics, with laboratory experience in atomic, molecular, and optical physics. Earlier in his career, Daniel served as both manager of Contract Research and Development and lead scientist at a quantum technology development and design company.

He earned his undergraduate degree in physics, magna cum laude, from Yale University and his graduate degrees in physics from Harvard University. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University and JILA (University of Colorado, Boulder).


Cozen O’Connor adds Eight More Intellectual Property Professionals to its Fast-Growing International IP Practice; Will Open New Office in Boulder, Colorado

February 16, 2023

The group consists of IP attorneys Curtis A. Vock, Douglas W. Link, X. Peter Chen, Ph.D., and Steve K. Barton, M.D.; patent agents Brian T. Schwartz, Ph.D., Daniel M. Farkas, Ph.D., and Rebecca "Becky" Rudolph; and tech specialist Perry Youngs.


  • Harvard University, Ph.D., 2006
  • Harvard University, M.S., 2002
  • Yale University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2000