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    • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law, 1991
    • BS, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1987
John Posthumus is a technology lawyer with more than 26 years of experience litigating complex intellectual property related disputes and providing sophisticated IP counseling. John has a national reputation for efficiently handling IP litigation matters, including jury and bench trials in federal courts across the U.S. He represents national and international companies in cases involving violations of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets. He is a lead enforcement counsel in trademark and unfair competition matters for an international real estate company. John also advises clients and transactional attorneys on IP matters in mergers and acquisitions, employment disputes and licensing negotiations, as well as provides strategic advice on intellectual property portfolio development and management.
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Colorado Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4
Speaker, IP Section, Colorado Bar Association
August 29, 2017
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Leading Edge Challenges: Amendments at PTAB
Panelist, Federal Circuit Bar Association
February 17, 2017
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PTAB TRIALS: A Live PTAB Hearing
Moderator, AIPLA Annual Meeting
October 2016
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What AI, Analytics and Machine Learning Mean for the Future of Intellectual Property Law
Moderator, Intellectual Property Law Section Luncheon, Colorado Bar Association
October 2016
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IP section Town Hall: Does Section 101 Merit a Legislative Change?
Moderator, Intellectual Property Law Section Luncheon, Colorado Bar Association
May 2016
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Update Re: Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the US Patent and Trademark Office
Speaker, American Chemical Society National Conference, Denver, Colorado
2015
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Opening of the Rocky Mountain Patent Office Raises Denver's Profile as Center of Innovation
Author, Patently-O
June 29, 2014
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Denver Branch of the U.S. Patent Office
Presenter, The Rotary Club of Denver
September 26, 2013
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US Patent and Trademark Office Opens in Denver - A Milestone Moment for the Region
Presenter, City Club of Denver
April 2, 2013
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Put Patent Office in Colorado
Co-author Editorial with Senator Michael Bennet, Denver Post
March 9, 2013
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