John brings a potent combination of skilled advocacy, business acumen, and technical knowledge to representing clients in high-profile, high-stakes patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and commercial litigation matters. John’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to start-up companies in a broad spectrum of industries. Clients value his ability to distill down complex issues and technologies to assist judges and juries in their decision-making process. John works tirelessly with the client to develop strategies that lead to favorable outcomes.
John’s practice includes serving as national and local trial counsel for computer software companies, energy companies, oilfield service companies, equipment manufacturers, financial services companies, and entertainment industry personnel. Often times in high-stakes litigation, John will seek extraordinary and injunctive relief for clients, including temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Prior to his legal career, John worked as an engineer for Northrop Grumman (f/k/a Northrop Corporation) in Southern California. When away from the office, John likes to spend his time running half marathons and traveling.
Ansys v. Does 1-211, 6:23-cv-00120 (W.D.Tex.)(brought copyright infringement and violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act claims on behalf of global leader in engineering simulation software against Defendants hiding behind their anonymous IP addresses)
Ansys, Inc. v. Does 1-351, 6:22-cv-01093 (W.D.Tex.)(brought copyright infringement and violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act claims on behalf of global leader in engineering simulation software against Defendants hiding behind their anonymous IP addresses)
Zentian, Inc. v. Apple, Inc., 6:22-cv-00122 (W.D.Tex.)(represent patent owner in a patent infringement dispute involving voice recognition technology)
Zentian, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 6:22-cv-00123 (W.D.Tex.)(represent patent owner in a patent infringement dispute involving voice recognition technology)
Transocean Sedco Forex Ventures Limited v. The Oilgear Company, 4:22-cv-02477 (S.D.Tex.)(represented patent owner in a patent infringement dispute involving oilfield equipment)
Lewis, a minor and mother, Trinity Lewis v. Cook Children’s Medical Center, 048-112330-19, 48th District Court, Fort Worth, TX (represented 2-year-old in fight for her life after medical facility invoked a 10-day law to withdraw life sustaining care, obtained a finding by the Second Court of Appeals that the statute violated her procedural due process rights and defeated medical facility’s subsequent petition to the Supreme Court of Texas and certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States)
Nicholas Usler, et al. v. Vital Farms, Inc., 1:21-cv-00447 (W.D.Tex.)(represent plaintiffs and purported nationwide class alleging fraud and deceptive trade practices by egg seller).