Rimon PC adds experienced Intellectual Property Litigator, John Handy in Northern Virginia

News Rimon PC adds experienced Intellectual Property Litigator, John Handy in Northern Virginia John Handy · August 28, 2023

Rimon PC is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property Litigator, John Handy has joined the firm as a partner in it’s Northern Virginia office.

John joins Rimon from IP Advanced LLC, where he was Founder & Managing Principal.

John is an experienced litigator focusing on intellectual property disputes in U.S. District Courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He litigates on both sides of the aisle, having represented both patent owners and accused infringers, and leverages his litigation experience to help clients obtain high value patents.

In addition to his IP litigation and patent prosecution practice, John authors legal opinions on patent infringement, freedom to operate, patent validity, patentability, and market exclusivity. He also assists clients with licensing patents and patent portfolios.

As a registered patent practitioner with a mechanical engineering and software programming background, John’s practice covers a wide range of technologies and sectors, including Internet and mobile applications, operating systems, network communication protocols, LED lighting, relational databases, e-commerce and SSL/TLS encryption, real-time multimedia streaming, personal navigation devices, medical instruments, and consumer goods. As a result, John is skilled at translating complex technical issues into concepts that are understandable and compelling to courts, and highly effective at strategizing and collaborating with inventors and technical experts.

John has extensive courtroom experience and is licensed in a variety of jurisdictions, making him an invaluable resource for Rimon and its clients.

“We are thrilled to have John join Rimon as his territorial coverage, tech acumen and extensive courtroom experience resonates with important client needs for IP litigation coverage in jurisdictions such as Massachusetts and New Jersey,” said Judy Deng, a Partner in Rimon’s technology practice.

“Rimon combines a congenial network of top practitioners with a tech driven infrastructure to ensure our clients can be serviced efficiently and effectively”. I am excited to expand my IP services with such a talented group of attorneys,” said John Handy.

John received his J.D., cum laude from Fordham University School of Law and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.

Rimon has 47 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Founding Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers