John is an accomplished patent litigator who also has extensive experience with cases involving trademark, copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition, data security incidents, and other intellectual property claims. In addition, John has experience handling complex business litigation. John’s success in complex litigation is the result of meticulous preparation and persuasion through effective communication. His experience covers a wide range of technologies, and he has represented clients in matters before federal district courts throughout the U.S., including the largest patent multidistrict litigation in history. John is the chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s IP Litigation Committee, and he speaks and writes regularly on a variety of intellectual property topics. John has been repeatedly listed as an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star as well as rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.
(B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 1996)
Moot Court, Best Overall, 1999 Anderson Publishing Moot Court Competition; Moot Court, Best Brief, 1999 Anderson Publishing Moot Court Competition; George A. Dornette Professional Responsibility Award
State of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio