John Harmon focuses his practice on patent prosecution, diligence, opinion work, and patent litigation in the areas of mechanical arts and materials science. John’s broad technical background and previous experience in industry and academia allows him to easily work with multiple technical areas as well as with clients ranging from start-ups to large corporations. John's experience also aids him in developing comprehensive patent portfolio strategies that fit the business goals and needs of his clients. In addition, John has experience in counseling clients throughout the design and manufacturing cycle to either avoid or design around possible patent infringement issues.
Representative technologies that John has worked on include snow boards, laparoscopic surgical instruments, vertebral surgical instruments, infusion pumps, injection molding machines, three-dimensional printing, radio frequency enclosures, non-destructive sensors, cryogenic freezers, batteries, adhesive devices, photovoltaic materials and systems, semiconductor devices, scintillator materials, two dimensional materials, polymer processing methods, electrodeposition of materials, hydraulics, and shock absorbers to name a few.