John C. Kappos

John Kappos is a partner in O’Melveny's Newport Beach office and a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Practice within the Litigation Department. John is also a registered patent attorney. His practice is dedicated to intellectual property matters and focuses on patent and technology litigation, including all phases of discovery, motion practice, trial preparation, and trial proceedings. He has been involved in numerous patent litigations in federal district courts throughout the nation, in the International Trade Commission, and in domestic and international arbitrations. In addition, he has assisted a number of companies in interference proceedings before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and in developing successful patent strategies in competitive environments, such as the fields of biomedical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property and Technology, 2) Life Sciences, 3) Patent and Technology Litigation, 4) Health Care, 5) Life Sciences Transactions, 6) Biotechnology, 7) Venture Capital and Emerging Technologies, 8) Pharmaceuticals, 9) Consumer Electronics and 10) Litigation
Law School UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1994
Education University of California, Irvine, B.S., 1986
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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