Daniel Borson, Ph.D.

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Title: Law Educator
Company: Golden Gate University School of Law
Location: Orinda, California, United States

Daniel Benjamin Borson, Ph.D., Law Educator at Golden Gate University School of Law, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in legal education.

A man of many talents, Dr. Borson is a prestigious lawyer, educator, pilot, scientist and musician who has been active in his fields of interest for more than five decades. He commenced his career as a musician at the Composer’s Forum in Berkeley and San Francisco, CA, from 1961 to 1970 and subsequently became a flight instructor and president of the Buchanan Flying Club in Concord and Oakland, CA, between 1973 and 1977. After earning his doctorate, he served the University of California, San Francisco, as a member of the physiology department from 1984 to 1992 and an assistant research physiologist in the Cardiovascular Research Institute from 1988 to 1992. In addition, he briefly acted as a visiting scientist at Genentech, Inc., in San Francisco from 1990 to 1992. Trying his hand at law after receiving his law degree, he then served as an associate of Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy LLP from 1997 to 2003, rising through the ranks to of counsel from 2003 to 2006.

Since 2006, Dr. Borson has been the founder and president of the Borson Law Group PC, where he specializes in intellectual property law. Alongside this role, he has also been an adjunct professor of law at the School of Law at Golden Gate University since 2010. Throughout his career, he has contributed myriad articles, review chapters and abstracts to professional journals, as well as periodicals to legal journals. He also served on the editorial board of the American Journal of Physiology from 1990 to 1992. Notably, he holds two patents as an inventor and more than 170 patents as a prosecutor.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Borson pursued formal education at San Francisco State College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1969. He subsequently attended the University of California, Riverside, receiving a Master of Arts in 1973. Wishing to expand his knowledge, he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California, San Francisco, in 1982. After gaining experience in the field, he then earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of San Francisco in 1995. Dr. Borson has been admitted to practice law in California, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is also a licensed commercial pilot and flight instructor.

Throughout his career, Dr. Borson has maintained affiliation with numerous organizations and societies in relation to the health care and legal industries. The former member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, the American Chemical Society, and the American Physiology Society, he currently remains associated with the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the State Bar of California, where he has been serving on the patent standing committee since 2001 and as the chair of the legislative subcommittee of the intellectual property section since 2006.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the industry, Dr. Borson has received several grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Lung Association. In addition, he is also a fellow of the National Institutes of Health, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Parker B. Francis Foundation. Notably, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World.

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