John A. Marlott

John Marlott brings 25 years of intellectual property law experience to his role as lead counsel in IP disputes for Jones Day clients. He focuses on high-stakes district court patent litigation, post-grant patent proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB), and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Among recent engagements, he has been lead counsel for Texas Instruments in a standard-essential semiconductor patent infringement case, and he has represented IBM and SAS Institute in multiple PTAB post-grant proceedings involving software-related patents.

John is particularly valued by clients for his strategic thinking, for his ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in patents and patent portfolios, and for his skill in breaking down complex technical issues and patent law concepts into clear and persuasive arguments. He has been recognized in Illinois Super Lawyers for intellectual property litigation every year for the past five years. [1]