Dana M. Herberholz

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Dana M.Herberholz
Phone: 208.562.4900
Direct: 208.562.4906

Dana M. Herberholz is an intellectual property lawyer who advises clients in technology disputes involving patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.  With particular emphasis on patent litigation, Dana maintains a national practice and regularly serves as lead counsel in patent disputes in various courts across the United States, including the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  His patent litigation practice spans diverse technology areas including consumer electronics and hardware, computer software, image processing, wireless communication devices, laboratory equipment, medical devices, and internet technologies, among others.  Dana also has extensive experience defending companies against claims of patent infringement asserted by non-practicing entities.      

Active in numerous bar associations and committees, Dana has served as the President of the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and as the chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Idaho State Bar. He also serves on various firm committees and chairs Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. 

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Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington (J.D., 2006)

With Honors
Washington State Bar Intellectual Property Law Scholarship Winner
Moot Court Honor Council
CALI Awards for Excellence (Professional Responsibility and Ethics, Legal Research and Writing)
Saul Lefkowitz Trademark and Unfair Competition Moot Court Competition, "Best Brief" winner

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Cellular and Molecular Biology (B.S., 2002)
Law Societies and Justice (B.A., 2002)
Associated Students for the University of Washington, Student Senator
Recombinant DNA Committee
Intramural Athletics Expansion Committee
Rotary International Scholar


Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2021 for Litigation - Patent

Listed as a “Rising Star” in the category of Intellectual Property Litigation - Mountain States Super Lawyers & Rising Stars (2009-present)

Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated



President, Federal Bar Association, Idaho Chapter

Local Civil Rules Committee – U.S. District Court District of Idaho

Executive Committee, Idaho Technology Council

Board Member, Federal Bar Association, Idaho Chapter

Chair, Idaho State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section
(2010-2011, 2013-2014)

Governing Council, Idaho State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section

Member, Idaho State Bar Litigation Section

Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association



U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Idaho
U.S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist. of Texas
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit


Gonzaga University School of Law