John concentrates his practice on a broad variety of intellectual property matters to support clients in the high technology and life sciences industries. In particular, he focuses on patent prosecution and advising clients on IP strategies that support their business goals. He works regularly with medical device and video game companies to identify and protect their innovative IP. He works regularly with startups to plan and implement their initial patent strategies. John has also provided support as a patent specialist on several large litigation matters and M&A deals.
John’s background in physics and computer simulation allows him to quickly conceptualize and understand a wide range of new technology, particularly inventions that apply complex mathematical analysis to understand and affect the state of systems: physical, online, or otherwise. He has significant experience with computer hardware and software, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence, as well as a wide range of optical and medical devices.
During law school, John served as lead articles editor for IDEA: The Journal of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property and president of the Student Intellectual Property Association. Prior to law school, he worked at Fenwick as a patent agent.
Education & Admissions
J.D., summa cum laude, University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law
M.Phys., with honors, Physics
University of Leeds
Admitted to practice in California and Vermont