John practices brand creation and protection law, including trademark
counseling, clearance, registration, and enforcement. His pre-legal career in
publishing, marketing, and nonprofit development allows him to incorporate
real-world business experience into his practice. John’s clients include U.S.
clients doing business abroad, as well as global clients doing business in the
United States, and he has advised clients in the following industries: Media
and Publishing; Entertainment; Automotive and Manufacturing; Financial
Services; Restaurants; Technology; Non-profits; Retail; Fashion; and
Pharmaceuticals. His experience includes assisting clients with copyright,
internet, licensing, First Amendment, and antitrust matters. John’s background
in IP enforcement includes trademark, copyright, patent, and antitrust
litigation in state and federal courts; appellate litigation in state and
federal courts of appeals, including the Federal Circuit; and opposition and
cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.