John Skinner, a former United States Army military officer, is an intellectual property (“IP”) litigation and corporate attorney specializing in the Internet, Software & Telecommunications technology industries. As a registered patent and trademark attorney he is capable of handling a variety of IP litigation, transaction and prosecution requirements. He has broad experience relating to both in-house and law firm practice management which thereby allows him to provide expert guidance on a broad range of intellectual property legal issues.
Throughout his career, John has successfully represented some of the nation's leading technology companies. As an inventor of the Method and Apparatus for a Fixed Wireless Broadband Access and Wireless LAN Integration, for which he was awarded U.S. Patent Ser. No. 7,289,478, he specializes in serving clients in the technological areas of: e-commerce, business and finance systems; computer software, hardware and networking; digital/analog data transmission, reception and processing circuits; wire and wireless signal communication devices and networks; electrical power supply and semiconductor circuits; and electronic and electro-mechanical devices.
• STATE BAR ADMISSIONS (most recent last):
New Jersey, 1995
New York, 1996
District of Columbia, 1996
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 1997
• FEDERAL COURT ADMISSIONS (most recent last):
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1995
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1996
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
• PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
New York State Bar Association
New York Intellectual Property Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York