Dale C. Hunt, Ph.D.

dhunt@hahnlaw.com 619.810.4325


Mr. Hunt focuses his practice on patents and intellectual property matters.

At Hahn Loeser 

Mr. Hunt has extensive experience with patent protection, with a technical emphasis in life sciences (cellular biology, genetics, genomics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, protein engineering, stem cells, transgenics and vaccines); environmental technology (alternative energy, carbon-emissions credits and exchanges, oil and gas technologies, solar energy, natural products and water purification systems); materials and manufacturing (filters and filtration systems, metal fibers and alloys); medical devices and procedures (nucleic acid diagnostics, sensors and instrumentation and surgical devices and methods); and plants (agriculture, plant genetics, plant patents and plant-variety protection). He also possesses experience with patent portfolio management and strategy advice, international intellectual property matters, right-to-practice and product-launch opinions, intellectual property due diligence and licensing.



Brigham Young University B.S., Botany 1985


Brigham Young University M.S., Genetics 1988


University of California Ph.D., Biology 1993


University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law J.D. 1996

Bar Admissions

State of California


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office