John L. Hemmer is a patent lawyer who focuses on implementing intellectual property (IP) programs for clients involving mechanical and life science technologies. Clients turn to John for counsel on patent portfolio management, patent strategy, product clearance, patentability analyses, and patent challenges including reexaminations and inter partes reviews. John also provides support for patent litigation, prepares and negotiates technology agreements, and works with clients on venture capital financing, merger and acquisition agreements, initial public offerings, and IP due diligence.
With a background in mechanical engineering, John has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of utility and design patent applications for a wide variety of technologies, including medical devices, military equipment, cleantech technologies, automotive mechanisms, electromechanical devices, consumer products, sporting equipment, mobility devices, packaging, and industrial equipment and tools.
Active in community affairs, John is a board member of Neighborhood Bike Works and an advisory board member for Back on My Feet Philadelphia.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2006, J.D.
Pennsylvania State University Schreyer’s Honors College, 2003, B.S., magna cum laude
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania