John S. Paniaguas assists technology companies with domestic and international strategic intellectual property planning, including domestic and international patent preparation and patent prosecution and licensing. He represents both privately held and publicly traded companies, including start-ups.
A former electrical engineer, John has extensive experience with numerous forms of technology, including:
As a member of the adjunct faculty at the DePaul University College of Law, John teaches Advanced Patent Law and has previously taught Introductory Patent Law. He has a strong commitment to pro bono work and was honored in 2004 with Katten’s Pro Bono Service Award for patent law work performed on behalf of inventors and artists.
John is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois and Indiana. He formerly served as in-house patent counsel for the McGraw Edison Company and for Motorola and was a partner in the patent specialty firms of Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery and Mason, Kolehmainen, Rathburn & Wyss.