John Kacvinsky is a founder of the firm; whose vision was to start a progressive law firm at a time when Big Law was at its height. As a Senior Principal at KDB, he brings years of extensive in-house and law firm experience in intellectual property matters to KDB clients. Prior to joining KDB, John worked in-house for a large global corporation, where he managed several communications portfolios, conducted patent training and harvesting sessions, made filing decisions to cover strategic technologies, and performed patent analysis in support of licensing, litigation, and patent acquisition matters. Additionally, John managed a multi-million-dollar budget and team of prosecuting attorneys, both internal and external to the company as they secured patent rights for inventions.
John represents KDB clients in all phases of patent preparation and prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He advises KDB clients on strategic portfolio development to identify and protect technologies that provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace. He also provides counsel in support of licensing activities, due diligence studies, freedom to operate, and patent analysis and opinions.
His experience has provided him with a thorough understanding of IP and its impact on various industries, with a focus on communications technologies, voice communications, data communications, wireless communications systems, electrical technology, computer architecture, mobile devices and smart phones, software technologies, enterprise and productivity software, business analytics software, automotive safety systems, artificial intelligence, and natural language processing systems.
Chambers and Partners 2016 Recognized Practitioner
CUA Law Review
- Intel Corporation, Senior Patent Attorney, 2000 - 2003
- Kenyon & Kenyon, Patent Attorney, 1996 - 1999
- Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Patent Attorney, 1994 - 1996