John Bowler’s practice focuses on Intellectual Property litigation. He is a first-chair trial attorney with over twenty-three years’ experience in major cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts. He has represented a variety of corporations throughout the United States, and is a veteran of litigation and strategic counseling involving a wide range of substantive issues. John’s practices touches almost every aspect of intellectual property, allowing him to address the full breadth of his clients’ litigation and counseling needs and to navigate amongst competitors’ intellectual property rights.
John’s trial experience includes jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and contested evidentiary and injunction hearings ranging from cases for Fortune 500 clients, to large international concerns, to closely-held businesses and individuals. He also has extensive experience with opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as all aspects of domain name and ICANN’s Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy practice before administrative panels and other tribunals.
John represents clients in a wide range of diverse industries, including consumer and industrial products, sports equipment, apparel and footwear, automotive and other industrial machines, computer and electronics, energy and utilities, telecommunications, medical devices, financial services, textiles, the Internet, media and entertainment, news and information providers, publishing, real estate, restaurant chains and food distributors, retail and discount operations, staffing services, surveying and measurement, universities and research organizations, injection molding, event production and fundraising, games and toys, lottery and gaming, fastening and architectural products, and artwork (visual, sound, and literary), among others.
Substantively, John’s experience covers the following areas: