NAME: John A. Arsenault
LEGAL FOCUS: Patent prosecution, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, computer law, and intellectual property litigation
EDUCATION: Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Oregon School of Law: 2008
Bachelors of Arts, Psychology, University of Texas at Austin: 2000
BAR ADMISSIONS: State of Colorado, 2009, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2009, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 2010
After working at two software companies in Austin, Texas, John began law school in 2005 at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene, Oregon. During law school, John served as associate editor for the Oregon International Review of Law and as an on-campus research assistant for two professors at the Knight Law School. Knowing the areas of law he wished to specialize in after law school, John focused his legal studies on intellectual property, business law, and computer law.
As a Colorado patent attorney, John also has experience addressing office actions and responses for software, nanotechnology, and mechanical patents applications on both the federal and international level. John has drafted the claims and specifications for several pending nanotechnology and mechanical patents. For corporate clients, John has drafted End-User License Agreements, provided international patent strategy advice, addressed trademark infringement claims, copyright assignment questions, non-disclosure agreements, licensing valuation, and more.
As an experienced and founding member of Wessels & Arsenault L.L.C., John Arsenault can represent plaintiffs and defendants as an intellectual property attorney in any state or federal matters involving infringement or licensing issues. John’s previous background in the software industry places him in a unique position to accurately and efficiently answer intellectual property and computer law questions for clients as both an expert in technology and as an IP attorney.
John enjoys both college and professional sports in addition to snowboarding, tennis, computer technology, video games, and trivia.
John serves clients throughout Colorado, including Denver, Englewood, Boulder, Broomfield, Longmont, Westminster, Louisville, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Golden, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Vail, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Denver County, Adams County, Jefferson County, Boulder County, Arapahoe County, Douglas County and Weld County, and nationwide on federal patent, trademark, and copyright matters.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Colorado Bar Association
- Boulder Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Patents worked on:
U.S. App. No. 61/114,933 filed Nov. 14, 2008 – Functionalized Metal Nanoparticle and method of forming same
U.S. App. No. 61/117,800 filed Nov. 25, 2008 – Attachment of nanoparticles to cellulosic substrates and similarly reactive substrates
PCT App. WO/2009/047502 filed Oct. 10, 2008 – Improved method of creating a computer model of the physical world
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