Daniel M. Cislo is the managing partner of Cislo & Thomas LLP specializing in patent, copyright, trademark, and intellectual property law and litigation and named 2020 Best Law Firms by Best Lawyers of U.S. News and World Report. The firm has offices throughout Southern California. Dan is a graduate of Loyola Law School and UCLA’s School of Engineering and an inventor himself with numerous U.S. patents to his name, some of which have been licensed.
He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, Court of Appeals for the Federal Court, Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, Federal and State Courts of California, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, District of Columbia, Washington D.C., U.S. District Court of Texas, U.S. District Court of Illinois, U.S. District Court of Indiana, and Canadian Patent & Trademark Office. Dan handles all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright clearance, protection, and enforcement, and has been awarded multiple years of Super Lawyer, AV Preeminent and AVVO 10.0 recognitions for his expertise in intellectual property law. He also serves as an expert witness concerning Intellectual Property matters.
Dan was also a member of the Santa Monica Bar Association Board of Trustees and past President, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, Federal Bar Association Board of Directors, Los Angeles Copyright Society, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association, Malibu La Costa Board of Directors and Past President, Lawyer Representatives’ Mediation Panel Selection Committee, 9th Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representative, and Central District Court of California Lawyer Representative, past member of Younglife Malibu Board of Directors and Malibu Pacific Church Elder.
Dan lives in Malibu, CA and enjoys running, skiing, and traveling on mission trips with his wonderful wife Lisa of over thirty years. Dan and Lisa have four grown children.