John’s trial experience includes first-chair jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and contested evidentiary and injunction hearings ranging from cases for Fortune 500 clients, to large international concerns, to closely-held businesses and individuals. He also has extensive experience with opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as all aspects of domain name and ICANN’s Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy practice before administrative panels and other tribunals.
Prior to joining Troutman Sanders in 1995, John was an associate in the Litigation Section at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago, Illinois. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University and his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Notre Dame. John enjoys hiking, backpacking, running, and other outdoor activities.