John specializes in preparing and prosecuting patent applications for inventions relating to highly technical subject matters. He understands the biggest challenge for manufacturers is implementing systems that enable a free flow of information throughout the supply chain while simultaneously protecting their valuable data and intellectual property (IP) from unauthorized access. In practice for more than 30 years, clients draw on John’s extensive experience with patents related to;
- Semiconductor and solid state devices
- Electro-optics and optics
- Printed antennas and antenna systems
- Satellite systems and controls
- Vehicle stability control and handling systems
- Additive manufacturing systems
- Medium voltage power distribution network components and controls
- Aircraft systems and controls
- Computer algorithms and software
- Spine surgery devices and instrumentation
Additionally, John’s practice includes client counseling and drafting various IP opinions, including patentability, validity, non-infringement, and freedom to practice opinions.
Before becoming a lawyer, John was a patent examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined hundreds of patent applications for inventions relating to mass spectrometers, electron microscopes, ion implantation devices, and many other technologies in the radiant energy classification.