Athena C. Johns provides patent prosecution services to clients, drawing on her experience in a wide range of technology areas including mobile device communications and software, medical imaging, and computer graphics. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Athena worked at another international law firm where she provided strategic advice to clients, handled many patent applications from disclosure through issuance, and contributed to successful re-examination and inter partes review efforts.
While in law school, Athena served as the editor-in-chief of the Intellectual Property Law Bulletin and received the CALI Award for Science and the Law. Before embarking on her legal career, she worked as an acoustical engineer at a Bay Area engineering design firm addressing noise issues in existing properties and providing recommendations for new construction projects.
University of San Francisco School of Law, 2009, J.D.
University of the Pacific, 2002, B.S., Engineering Physics, Cum Laude