John has over 30 years of experience in various aspects of Intellectual Property law, including all phases of patent litigation before federal courts and patent prosection before the USPTO. He has worked in private practice for some of the largest law firms in the world. He has also worked as in-house counsel for several Fortune 100 companies. He uses this blend of experience to provide informed advice to clients on strategic portfolio development to identify and protect technologies that provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace. He also provides counsel in support of licensing activities, due diligence studies, freedom to operate, and patent analysis and opinions.
His academic background includes a range of technical degrees, including a BS in Computer Science, a MS in Telecommunications (i.e., signal processing), and a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). He is currently completing his Dissertation for his PhD in ECE.
His legal and technical experience has provided him with a thorough understanding of IP and its impact on various industries, with a focus on communications and messaging, data and voice networks, wireless communications systems and standards, encryption and cybersecurity, artifical intelligence and machine learning, artifical reality / virtual reality hardware, software and haptics, three dimensional gaming systems, robotics, computer architecture, semiconductor packaging, semiconductor processing, mobile devices and smart phones, enterprise and productivity software, business analytics software, automotive safety systems, and natural language processing systems.
Chambers and Partners 2016 Recognized Practitioner
CUA Law Review
- Intel Corporation, Senior Patent Attorney, 2000 - 2003
- Kenyon & Kenyon, Patent Attorney, 1996 - 1999
- Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Patent Attorney, 1994 - 1996