As a founding partner of L&A with decades of experience, John counsels and represents multinational corporations, small to mid-sized companies, early-stage and venture-backed companies, as well as entrepreneurs and investors to identify, protect and leverage their intellectual property assets. John utilizes his expansive network of industry professionals to enable clients to achieve their business goals.
John has worked with clients across a broad range of technologies, including optical devices and systems, wireless devices and systems, automated test equipment, imaging devices, semiconductor circuits and fabrication, analog circuits and systems, microwave and RF devices, systems and antennas, various consumer products, medical devices, and software.
In addition to writing and successfully prosecuting hundreds of patent applications, he has been involved in numerous M&A transactions, due diligence investigations, valuation of IP portfolios, patentability and freedom to operate studies and opinions, and post-grant and opposition proceedings. He has extensive experience strategically securing and enforcing worldwide patent and trademark portfolios and licensing clients’ intellectual property and technology rights. John provides additional strategic counsel and support to the L&A litigation team as well.