Mr. Johnson is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. His practice is primarily focused on trademark enforcement, trademark prosecution, and copyright law, and he has experience with other intellectual property fields, including mask works, publicity law, and the development of anti-counterfeiting campaigns.
Mr. Johnson is accomplished at handling trademark disputes in a wide variety of forums, including before federal and state courts in the US, opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent & Trademark Office, and domain name issues before international tribunals. He concentrates on helping clients resolve their disputes before litigation is necessary, and counsels them on best practices regarding enforcement of their intellectual property rights.
Mr. Johnson has assisted a wide array of clients with enforcing their intellectual property rights, ranging from start-ups to well-known and established companies in varied industries including integrated electronics, consumer goods, food service, hospitality, software, online services, fashion, jewelry, and brewing.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Johnson was an associate at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP in New York.
- Co-Author, "URS versus UDRP proceedings – choosing the right forum," World Trademark Review Online Brand Enforcement, February 2016
- Co-Author, "Generic top-level domains – the evolution of trademark protection," World Trademark Review Online Brand Enforcement, February 2015
- Co-Author, "Right of Publicity, United States Chapter," Getting the Deal Through, November 2011-2013
- Co-Author, "Hangover Ink: How did a face tattoo in the film Hangover 2 give Warner Brothers more than just a next-day headache," Intellectual Property Magazine, August 2011
- Co-Author, "Court considers whether non-competitor can bring unfair competition claim," World Trademark Review, November 2010
- The George Washington Law Review - Member
- Cyberlaw Students Association - Co-founder