By: Lindsey Powell
Caldwell IP Law is pleased to announce that John Gillis has joined the firm as a patent attorney. John’s practice focuses on advising individuals and businesses on intellectual property (IP) strategy and helping them build their IP portfolios. John also provides legal advice concerning open source software licensing and strategy matters.
John’s extensive experience enables him to draft domestic and foreign patent applications across a wide range of technology areas. These areas include computer systems, software development platforms/languages/toolchains, data and cyber security, cellular and satellite communications, telecommunications systems, electronic circuits, image processing, building management systems, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, metrology, medical devices, semiconductor device manufacturing, x-ray microscopy and optical imaging systems.
Keegan M. Caldwell, PhD, the Managing Member of Caldwell IP Law, stated, “We are lucky to have someone with John’s legal expertise combined with his diverse technical experience. He is exactly the type of innovative and technology driven patent attorney our clients need.”
Prior to joining Caldwell Intellectual Property, John was an attorney with an IP law firm in Lexington, Massachusetts, and worked as an independent IP consultant.
Prior to practicing law, John acquired technical experience as a software and hardware engineer in the defense, R&D, data networking and telecommunications sectors. John consulted for and/or held senior engineering positions in various Fortune 500 companies, and in small/start-up data networking and telecommunications companies.
John holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, a M.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.