Founder and Managing Principal of IP Advanced LLC
Patent Bar, VA, MA, NY, NJ
Through IP Advanced, John provides clients with large firm results without the large price tag. He represents inventors and companies of all sizes with the flexibility to meet his clients' diverse needs.
John received his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School… read more of Law, and his B.S. from Cornell University.
- Design Patent
- Non-Provisional Patent
- Patent Consults
- Patent Infringement
- Patent Infringement Consults
- Patent Search
- Provisional Patent
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Patent)
- Other Patent Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- General Advice
"John was excellent to work with. He was always very professional and quick to respond whenever we had questions. He also helped make complex legal issues clear to me and my team. John W. - Company Founder and President"
"I initially contacted IP Advanced LLC to help me with a potential patent application. John Handy immediately dispelled my apprehension with the process by carefully considering my ideas and responding with thoughtful, constructive feedback. John’s clearly evident expertise transformed my unpolished work into solid Patents Pending. Second only to John’s expertise, is his ability to draw on the many resources and contacts he has to assure the best possible benefit for his clientele. That was the case on our second venture, resulting in a very thorough patent application. My company has several designs in various stages of research and I’m confident knowing that John will be there to protect my intellectual property. I look forward to working with IP Advanced LLC in the near future. Scott T. - Small Business Owner"
"Working with John was very effective, straight to the point and brought a quick solution to a patent infringement suit we were facing. He was always super well prepared and covered all angles of our case. Klaus W. - Company Founder and CEO"
"I had been working with various patent lawyers for over 25 years. I have to say John Handy is by far one of the best. John is representing me in multiple patent infringement cases and has been very aggressive in enforcing my patent rights, having favorably settled a year-long litigation on my behalf. He is excellent in not only his attention to detail, execution and strategic planning, but also at informing and teaching me about the process and what can be expected along the way. Robert P. - Patent Inventor and Entrepreneur"
IP Advanced LLC
Founder, Managing Principal
Aug 2018 - Present
IP Advanced® is a boutique IP law firm founded to provide accessible, affordable, and effective legal representation to individuals and companies of all sizes. Our lawyers have extensive large firm experience representing some of the most profitable companies in the world, and through IP Advanced can offer the same legal expertise once reserved for deep pockets, at a fraction of the cost.
Senior Litigation Counsel
Mar 2016 - Aug 2018
Lead counsel on numerous patent litigations brought by Blackbird Technologies. Conducted patent portfolio valuations and pre-filing investigations, negotiated and finalized patent license agreements, participated in mediations, and handled oral arguments.
Prosecuted patent applications acquired by Blackbird Technologies, and defended against inter partes reviews.
Intellectual Property Associate
Dec 2011 - Feb 2016
Represented Fortune 500 high-tech and financial clients in patent litigations before federal courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission relating to Internet and mobile applications, network communication protocols, relational databases, e-commerce and SSL/TLS encryption, real-time multimedia streaming, and personal navigation devices.
White & Case
Intellectual Property Associate
Sep 2006 - Dec 2011
Represented high-tech and healthcare clients in patent litigations involving Internet applications, mobile operating systems, communication networks, wireless communications, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
Prosecuted patent applications for mechanical systems, software applications, and satellite technologies.
Authored patent validity, freedom to operate, and market exclusivity opinions.
Internet Application Developer
Sep 2000 - Aug 2001