John S. Hale, Of-Counsel
John Hale has more than 40 years of experience in the field of intellectual property law. His practice includes administrative practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, preparation and prosecution of patents with specific emphasis in the areas of medical devices, products and processes; RFID and business methods; preparation and prosecution of trademarks and copyrights; preparation and prosecution of international patents and trademarks; litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in patents, trademarks, trade secrets and unfair competition before U.S. District Courts and the Federal Circuit. Mr. Hale has served as an expert witness in numerous patent and trademark cases.
Mr. Hale assists clients with in licensing and negotiations of intellectual property in the U.S., corporate intellectual property evaluation, analysis and providing due diligence reports for acquisitions and mergers, international licensing and negotiations for corporations. He has been on the Board of Directors of several corporations and has provided specialized services in corporate acquisition, product line analysis, personnel evaluations, and developing new business opportunities.
Mr. Hale graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and his law degree with LLC from Duke University School of Law with LLB. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the Patent Bar. Mr. Hale is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, numerous United States Circuit Courts of Appeal including United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and numerous United States District Courts. Mr. Hale is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the International Trademark Association. He has served as a lecturer at Georgetown University, a Governmental Guest lecturer on Intellectual Property in the Peoples Republic of China, a Continuing Legal Education lecturer in Intellectual Property. Mr. Hale is a member and past president of the McLean Bar Association.
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