John M Guynn
Shareholder at Workman Nydegger
John M Guynn has over 25 years of patent law experience, with extensive skills in patent drafting, patent prosecution, post-examination proceedings, patent portfolio analyses, freedom-to-operate opinions and expert witnessing.
Mr Guynn has extensive experience and success in conducting in-person examiner interviews to streamline prosecution and obtain desirable client outcomes. Mr Guynn has conducted hundreds of examiner interviews and successfully prosecuted over 1,000 patents in the United States and countries outside the United States, particularly Europe, Eurasia, Canada, Australia, China, Japan, India, Korea, Malaysia, Gulf Cooperation Council and Latin America.
Mr Guynn’s clients prize his extensive experience and creativity in formulating patent strategies that create high client value. He has created patent portfolios that have been cumulatively valued at over $1 billion in capital raises, initial public offerings and asset purchases. Mr Guynn has knowledge and expertise in several technical fields, including chemical formulations, materials science, life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, cannabis and related processes of manufacture and use.
Mr Guynn has provided pro bono services mainly in the field of intellectual property, has trained several patent attorneys over the years who have achieved great success and was an adjunct patent law professor.
Lastly, Mr Guynn is fascinated with chemistry and has invented several patented technologies in diverse fields such as environmentally friendly blended cements and concrete and topical cannabin pain relief formulations.