John practices brand creation and protection law, including trademark counseling, clearance, registration, maintenance, and enforcement both in the U.S. and overseas. His pre-legal career in publishing, marketing, and nonprofit development enables his to bring real-world business experience into his practice, which includes the fashion, financial services, cosmetics, sporting goods, automotive, technology, pharma, publishing, and other industries. He represents U.S. clients doing business in Europe, Latin America, China and the Pacific Rim, and elsewhere; as well as global clients doing business in the United States. John also assists clients with copyright, internet, licensing, and antitrust matters.
John has extensive experience in IP enforcement, including a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright, 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.
Articles in the National Law Review database by John C. Blattner