Daniel D. Quick Esq.

Dickinson Wright PLLC
Quick, Daniel D.

Daniel D. Quick is a Member and Practice Department Manager with Dickinson Wright PLLC where he focuses his practice on commercial and automotive industry litigation, shareholder disputes, trade secrets and non-competes as well as copyright, intellectual property and entertainment litigation.

As lead counsel for Universal Music Group and related entities and associated artists, Mr. Quick prevailed in copyright claims, commercial disputes and defamation actions in Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. His victories include dismissal of copyright infringement action and award of over $500,000 in sanctions for “campaign of fraud” committed by plaintiffs and their counsel.

Mr. Quick successfully prevailed on motion for Motown-era songwriters against major label in dispute regarding copyright recapture and assignment of songwriter agreements, resulting in multi-million dollar settlement. He served as Counsel for Apple and Universal Music in Michigan trial involving claims by Eminem copyright holders over royalties from iTunes downloads.

He has served as Vice Chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Intellectual Property Litigation Committee. He also serves as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan and the Board of Directors of teh Oakland County Bar Association.

Mr. Quick received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Michigan.


He is the co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 43-3rd, Trade Secrets: Protections and Remedies.