John Patrick Ward has more than two decades of experience as a strategist, counselor and litigator in the field of intellectual property. He focuses his practice primarily on developing patent portfolios, and IP transactions and licenses. He has managed and assisted in developing the patent portfolios for some of the most innovative companies in the software, telecommunications and computer industries. These include Intel, Google, Apple, Yahoo, AT&T, Visa, Micron Technologies, Deem, Xobni, LookOut, Magellan Navigation, Oracle, Alcatel, Cadence and Looksmart.
- Intellectual property strategy definition and implementation
- Patent procurement
- Patent litigation
- Strategic technology alliances, collaborations and licenses
- Intellectual property transactions