John Donohue concentrates his practice on litigation and counseling in the areas of patents, trademarks and copyrights. John has litigated and resolved high-stakes, multi-party disputes and has appeared in several federal district courts, before the International Trade Commission and before the International Court of Arbitration in London. Working with high technology clients in the computer, software, telecommunications, electronics, robotics and automated control systems industries, John draws on his experience as in-house counsel to help shape his counseling perspective. John also brings to his practice the insight he gleaned as a law clerk and a public defender, and as lead and assisting trial counsel. Through this work, John has achieved an invaluable level of insight into the mindset of judges and juries as well as the courtroom process.
John has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a "Leading Lawyer" for intellectual property litigation since 2003. He has been described by his peers as a "practical and straightforward attorney with excellent leadership skills" (2008) and an "eloquent trial lawyer" (2009).