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JAISON C. JOHN
Shareholder

PRACTICE AREAS
Intellectual property litigation and prosecution involving complex electrical and other technical issues

EDUCATION
J.D. South Texas College of Law (1997)
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Houston (1991)

LEGAL & TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
Input/Output, Inc., May 1991 – January 1997, Design and Development Engineer
Arnold, White & Durkee, January 1997 – March 1998, Associate Attorney
Williams Morgan, P.C., March 1998 - present, Shareholder
 

Mr. John, a shareholder at WMA devotes his practice to intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution matters involving highly technical and complex technology.  He has been involved in litigation and prosecution matters involving several companies, including McAfee, Inc., Samsung Electronics, Sun Microsystems, Zarlink, Inc., Cyberonics, Inc., and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.  In addition to patent litigation and patent prosecution matters, Mr. John’s practice includes counseling clients on various intellectual property matters.

Prior to receiving his law degree, Mr. John worked as a Design and Development Engineer in the Research and Development Department of Input/Output, Inc., a high-tech seismic data-acquisition instrument manufacturer.  He is experienced in hardware and firmware design and development.  Mr. John has extensive design experience using complex semiconductor devices, including microprocessors, field programmable gate arrays, ASIC chips, digital signal processors, A/D & D/A converters, interface devices, and a variety of memory devices.  He has also designed and developed Hardware Descriptive Language (HDL) code for data transmission, encoding, and decoding.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
In addition to handling various litigation matters, Mr. John has been involved in drafting and prosecuting United States and foreign patent applications for various companies, including Advanced Micro Devices, Global Foundries, Hewlett Packard, Air Liquide, Micron Electronics, Zarlink and Cyberonics. Mr. John is also experienced in preparing infringement and validity opinions, analyzing prior art and technical data, and handling various aspects of patent litigation.

ADMITTED
Mr. John is a member of the Texas State Bar and is also admitted to practice in various Federal District Courts, including the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.  Mr. John is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

BAR & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association; American Bar Association; Houston Bar Association and the Eastern District of Texas Bar Association.