John is the nation's leading expert in protecting inventions in the fields of amorphous alloys and nanotechnology. He was instrumental in developing the LiquidMetal Technologies IP portfolio licensed by Apple and currently works with Glassimetal Technologies, a Caltech spinout that is commercializing the next generation of amorphous alloy technologies.
John has a particular interest and expertise in working to protect inventions developed within the academic environment and with startups. John's PhD in Chemistry gives him a personal familiarity with the realities of academic research that enables him to work closely and easily with academic inventors, as well as with their counterparts in their respective technology transfer offices. John has helped many companies successfully bring their technology from the research bench to the consumer.
John specializes in developing strategic intellectual property counsel for clients in a variety of technical fields, including novel materials, nanotechnology, optics, biotechnology, oil tools, and medical devices. John advises clients on a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright, licensing and enforcement matters. John's ability to work within the entire range of the intellectual property practice enables him to develop intellectual property strategies that reflect the technical achievements of his clients while effectively meeting their business needs.
IP Due Diligence
University Tech Transfer
American University, B.S., Chemistry/Physics
University of Southern California, Ph.D., Chemistry
New York University, J.D., magna cum laude
- Order of the Coif
- Florence Allen Scholar
- Pomeroy Scholar
University of California, Los Angeles, Visiting Scholar, 1999 – 2000
California State Bar
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court-Central District of California
United States District Court-Northern District of California
United States District Court-Eastern District of California
United States District Court-Southern District of California