Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1979
J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1996

Awards

  • Named a "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters, 2012 - 2017
  • Named "2014 Top-Rated Lawyers in Intellectual Property Law" in Fortune Magazine.

  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell

  • Selected as one of Texas' Top Rated Lawyers for 2014 and 2015 in Intellectual Property by Legal Leaders Magazine
  • Named in "Top Attorneys in Texas" 2011-2017, Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Selected as "Top Rated Lawyers" in Texas" 2015-2017, published on Texas Lawyer

  • Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1994-1995

John Fischer

Biography

Mr. Fischer has been counsel for his clients on numerous patent infringement cases in the Federal Courts from coast to coast, representing clients from North America, Asia, and Europe. As a patent attorney, Mr. Fischer’s clients benefit from his extensive engineering and business management experience. As a licensed professional engineer, Mr. Fischer holds several U.S. patents of his own. He has successfully prosecuted over 150 patents for his clients domestically and internationally. Mr. Fischer has built and managed manufacturing facilities, and served in capacities ranging from Project Manager to Vice-President of various companies. He regularly negotiates licenses for his clients as well as intellectual property co-development and procurement agreements.

The combination of his legal expertise, business experience, and extensive design experience in mechanics, manufacturing, electronics, photoelectrics, and oil and gas exploration provides his clients with a unique level of participation in the fullest development of inventions.

Representative Clients

Representative clients include Schlumberger, Ryan Corporation, Antron Compact Electronics, T&T Engineering Services, Inc., Inficomm, The Gearhart Companies, C&C Jewelry Mfg., HNJ, Inc., Pavestone, Crow-Erickson, Inc., DLA, Inc., Collier Metal Specialties, Inc., Detex Corporation, Dobbs-Stanford Corporation, and RECS, Inc.

Professional Registrations, Licenses & Admissions

  • Registered U.S. Patent Attorney
  • Attorney at Law, State Bar of Texas
  • Attorney at Law, State Bar of Colorado
  • Attorney at Law, District of Colombia
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, 1991-2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas

Media

  • Interviewed by The Dallas Morning News, November 2003 and May 2002.
  • Speaker for STLE CM2002 Conference, February 2002.
  • Editor and publisher of Metalworking Fluid Magazine (metalworkingfluid.com).
  • Interviewed by Good Morning America in September 1999.
  • Interviewed and quoted in Business Week Magazine, April 2000, Wrap Sheet, University of Tennessee, May 2000, The Wall Street Journal, July 2000, and the Sydney Times, June 2000.
  • Featured guest speaker at the FTC press conference announcing the prosecution of 100th Internet Fraud case.
  • CLE speaker for Dallas Chapter of FBA, October 2000. Speaker for Dallas Chapter of TSPE, February 2001.

Intellectual Property Case Experience

R.D. Jones Stop Experts, Inc., and RRFB Global, Inc. v. RTC Manufacturing, Inc.
Case No: 8:16-cv-1686-T-35JSS
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division

Natural Chemistry, LP v. Orenda Technologies, Inc., et al.
Civil Action No. 6:13-CV-ORL-28KRS United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division

Presser Direct, LLC v. Lifesmart Corp.
Civil Action No. 2:14-CV-5473 United States District Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles Division

Erchonia Corporation v. Chromogenex US, Inc. et. al.
Case No. 2:15-CV-1652
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division

T&T Engineering Services, Inc. v. Quyen That Ton a/k/a Peter Ton, et. al.
Cause Number 2015-02116
190th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas

K.F. Licensing, Inc. v. Heng Ngai Jewelry, Inc.
Opposition No. 91196523
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Source Network and Sales, LLC v. Ningbo Desa Electrical Manufacturing Co., LTD
Civil Action No. 3:14-CV-1108- G
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

T & T Engineering Services, Inc. v. Axel Michael Sigmar, et. al.
Cause Number 2104-55414
129th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas

Pressure Direct, LLC v. Lifesmart Corp.
Civil Action No. 2:14-CV-5473
United States District Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles Division

Natural Chemistry, LP  v. Orenda Technologies, Inc., et al.
Civil Action No. 6:13-CV-ORL-28KRS
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division

Krull v. Academy, Ltd, et.al.
Civil Action SA-12-CV-1100-XR
United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division

Sportgear v. Source Network Sales and Marketing, Inc.
Civil Action No. 3:12-CV-01680-D
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Lighting Ballast Control LLC v. American Ballast Corp., et al.
Civil Action No. 7:11-CV-00114-O
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, Wichita Falls Division

Icon Health and Fitness, Inc. v. Source Network Sales and Marketing, Inc.
Civil Action No. 4:11-CV-271
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division

American Technology, Inc. v. FrozenCPU.com, Inc. et al.
Civil Action No. 6:10-CV-00488-ACC-GJK
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division

San Francisco Technology, Inc. v. Pavestone Company LP
Civil Action No. 5:09-CV-01651-RS
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division

Software Freedom Conservancy Inc. et al. v. Dobbs-Stanford Corp. et al.
Civil Action No. 09-CIV-10155 (SAS) (GWG)
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

C&C Jewelry Mfg. v. Trent West
Civil Action No. C09-01303
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division

Janel Russell Designs, Inc. v. Kohl’s Corporation and Kohl’s Department Stores Inc.
Civil No.: 09-1025 (MJD/JJK)
United States District Court For the District of Minnesota

Trent West v. J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. et al.
Civil Action No. 6:08-CV-00212-LED
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division

Heng Ngai Jewelry, Inc. v. Van Cleef & Arpels, S.A. et al.
Civil Action No. 3:08-CV-152-9-G
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Joovy LLC, Albert T. Fairclough v. Baby Trend, Inc., Taiwan Charwell Enterprise Co. Ltd. and Target Corporation
Civil Action No. 3:06-CV-0616-P
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Andrew Corporation v. KMW U.S.A., Inc. and KMW Inc.
Civil Action No. 1:06-CV-05216
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

XEI Scientific, Inc. et al. v. Zyvex Corporation
Civil Action No. 3:06-CV-1455
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

KB Networks, Inc. v. Infinium Labs, Inc.
Civil Action No. 304-CV-423
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Dallasrelo.com v. Reliance Relocation Services, Inc.
Civil Action No. 402-CV-385
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division

Antron Electronics Inc. v. George Begal
Civil Action No. 4:00-CV-604-Y
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Ft. Worth Division

Pungar Corporation v. Swimways Corporation and Leslie’s Poolmart Inc.
Civil Action No. 3:99-CV2951-P
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

NewWorld.com, Inc. v. Electronic Arts, Inc.
Civil Action No. 3:99-CV2766-J
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

EOH Industries, Inc. v. Rebecca Philips-Gentry
Civil Action No. 60186
40th Judicial District, District Court for Ellis County

Crow-Erickson Enterprises, Inc. v. Koch Company, Inc.
Civil Action No. 3:98-CV-385-L
District Court, Collin County, Texas

Singh Enterprises, Inc. v. Vinny Kumar and Rajan Jain
Civil Action No. 97-11448
M-298TH District Court, Dallas County, Texas

U.S. Patents

  • 8,661,849  Deciduous teeth matrix jewelry and method of manufacture
  • 8,554,346  Method of displaying product and service performance data
  • 8,226,877  Deciduous dentition jewelry and method of manufacture
  • 7,834,878  Method of displaying product and service performance data
  • 7,483,026  Method of displaying product and service performance data
  • 5,033,559  Drill bit with faceted profile
  • 5,021,675  Photoelectric mensuration device and method for determining PDC cutter wear
  • 4,676,124  Drag bit with improved cutter mount
  • 4,753,305  Cutter mounting for drag bits

Additional Recognition

  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 1994/95
  • Special Achievement Award / Dresser Industries 1997
  • "Top Attorneys in Texas", Texas Monthly, 2012 -2014
  • Selected "America's Top Business Lawyers" in 2014 by Legal Leaders Magazine

Frisco Office

Ph (214) 472-2100
Fx (214) 472-2150
2600 Network Boulevard
Suite 400
Frisco, Texas 75034

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