John C Stringham
Shareholder at Workman Nydegger
John C Stringham is registered to practise before the US Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to the US Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the Utah Supreme Court. His practice includes all facets of IP law with an emphasis on the preparation and prosecution of patent, trademark and copyright applications in the United States and foreign countries. Mr Stringham also engages in the preparation of licensing, publishing and other agreements related to intellectual property, as well as opinions regarding clearance, infringement and validity of patents, trademarks and copyright. He further has extensive experience in due diligence investigations. Mr Stringham also engages in inter partes proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr Stringham served as chair of the IP Section of the Utah State Bar Association in 1999-2000 and as vice chair the year before. He also served on the Executive Committee of the Copyright Law Section and as chair of the Copyright Transactional Issues Subcommittee for the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Mr Stringham is a trained mediator and serves as a court-appointed mediator for the US District Court for the District of Utah in intellectual property. He has served as an adjunct professor at the J Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, teaching courses in IP law. He has been a featured speaker at many legal conferences and seminars and has served numerous terms on his firm’s board of directors.
Mr Stringham’s extensive experience has involved a number of technologies including computer software/Internet, e-commerce, business methods, robotics, medical device and biomedical technologies, as well as general mechanical systems. Mr Stringham has worked with multiple companies, from start-up through billion-dollar valuations and initial public offerings. Mr Stringham has also served on many community and charitable boards. He has served as an adult leader in Youth Making a Difference, Operation Nishtha, which provides humanitarian assistance and education in India to help promote underprivileged education with a special emphasis on educating women.