Daniel J. Barsky

Adjunct Professor, J.D. Program

University of Miami, J.D. cum laude 2006
Bates College, B.S. Biological and Economics, 2003

Phone: 561-650-8518

Daniel Barsky is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP where he is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.  He regularly represents clients in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. Daniel has worked on matters that range from data breach and trade secret theft, to pharmaceutical price fixing, pharmaceutical development, technology patents, and novel issues regarding the short-term rental marketplace.  He  represents startup and new business ventures and has helped multiple startups develop, protect, grow, and enforce their intellectual property and other business assets.  In addition to his litigation and counseling work, Daniel is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and regularly prosecutes patents, trademarks, and copyrights for clients.  He is also admitted to practice in Florida and Minnesota.

Daniel has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.  He was also one of the recipients of the Daily Business Review’s “On the Rise” award for Professional Excellence in 2017.

At Miami Law he teaches Patent Litigation.


  • In press. Daniel J. Barsky, “Working with Expert Witnesses for Young Lawyers” (tentative), ABA Journal of Class Actions and Derivative Suits, Spring 2017
  • Dan Barsky, Supreme Court Reversal on Apple Patent Leaves Unanswered Questions, Daily Business Review, Dec. 13, 2016 at A8.
  • Dan Barsky, The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Creating a Federal Cause of Action, Daily Business Review, May 31, 2016, at A8.
  • Dan Barsky, Altering the Standard of Review for Patent Claim Construction, Daily Business Review, Feb. 11, 2015, at A8.
  • Daniel J. Barsky and James Langenfeld, Experts and Expert Depositions in Class Actions, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, (June 3, 2014).
  • Daniel J. Barsky, Basics of Trademark Law, Understanding Trademarks, Leading Lawyers on Trademark Law (Thomson Reuters, 2015).
  • Daniel J. Barsky, Find it Fast and Free on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web, National Business Institute CLE Presentation (Nov. 2013, Apr. 2015).
Phone: 561-650-8518
Faculty Assistant

Demmings, Sue

Phone: 305-284-4442
Office: G463