John Brinkmann focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade secret litigation.

John began his career in intellectual property litigation in 2002 as a technical advisor at both Fish & Richardson and another firm before becoming an attorney in 2009. His experience covers a broad range of technologies, including CPU and GPU architecture, nonvolatile memories, digital cameras, wireless communication standards, semiconductor processing, DRAM architecture and memory controllers, medical devices, and networking standards and hardware.

John specializes in representing the world’s leading technology and semiconductor companies in extremely complex, high-stakes cases in U.S. district courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and elsewhere. He has worked closely with experts and engineers on those cases to analyze his clients’ most complicated issues. He has experience in all phases of patent litigation, including pleadings, discovery, technical expert reports and claim construction proceedings. He has leveraged his technical skills in working closely with both technical experts and fact witnesses to prepare them for depositions and trial. Additionally, he has experience with pre-suit investigations, patent portfolio analysis and post-grant proceedings.

Prior to his experience in intellectual property litigation, John worked with Micron Technology and Compaq Computer Corp.