is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice
Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. John has
almost twenty-five years of experience in intellectual property litigation.
He has worked on all aspects of patent disputes and has litigated in
federal courts throughout the country and before the International Trade
Commission. He also has significant transactional, licensing, and
counseling experience, including advising clients on the IP aspects of
mergers and acquisitions as well as on the licensing of IP assets.
John has represented clients in a wide range of industries covering
diverse technologies such as search engines, financial services,
barcode scanning, Internet-related businesses, telecommunications,
computer simulations, commodity chemicals, polymers, process control
instruments, medical devices, and life sciences. His pro bono
experience includes obtaining the reversal of a decision that would have
resulted in the deportation of his client and supervising a team that
obtained the release of Dewey Bozella, a man wrongfully convicted for
murder and incarcerated for twenty-six years.
- Named as "Lawyer of the Year - Patent Litigation - New York City Area - 2013" by Best Lawyers
- Named to Intellectual Asset Management magazine's "IAM Patent Litigation 1,000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners" (2012)
- Named to Intellectual Asset Management magazine's "IAM Patent Litigation 250: The World's Leading Patent Litigators" (2011)
- Recipient of the "Gideon Champion of Justice Award" from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for pro bono work on behalf of Dewey Bozella (Jan. 2010)
- Selected as a New York "Super Lawyer" every year since 2006
- New York Intellectual Property Law Association (Co-Chair, Amicus Briefs Committee)
- Federal Circuit Bar Association