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John M. Desmarais

John M. Desmarais

Desmarais LLP

New York, NY, USA

John Desmarais is the founding partner of Desmarais LLP. After practicing in the area of intellectual property litigation and counseling for several years at Fish & Neave, in 1992, he left private practice to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where for three years he tried criminal jury trials for the federal government. After leaving the government, Mr. Desmarais returned to Fish & Neave and to the practice of intellectual property litigation. In 1997, he joined the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis as a partner. From 2004-2009, he served as a member of Kirkland's Firm Management Committee. After 13 years at Kirkland, in 2010, Mr. Desmarais left to found Desmarais LLP, an Intellectual Property trial boutique that specializes in jury trials and alternative fee structures. Mr. Desmarais is a member of the bars of New York and Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and various other federal district courts and courts of appeal. Mr. Desmarais is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Desmarais obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College and a law degree from New York University.
John M. Desmarais is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Post-Grant Practice - USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2018, Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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