Kevin Johanson has provided legal guidance, for over 20 years, to leading Fortune 500 and emerging companies alike on intellectual property (IP) and product development, including invention identification, patent procurement, patent litigation, and portfolio management and counseling. During this time, Kevin has developed worldwide strategies to build diverse portfolios of U.S. and foreign patents, and prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications to issuance, including successful prosecution of key patent applications directed to inventions in the electronic and software arts.
Additionally, Kevin has advised many companies on protecting their emerging and existing products through building domestic and foreign patent portfolios, trade secret protection, and defending intellectual property rights including comprehensive counseling for defending the validity of clients’ patents and challenging the validity of patents owned by competitors.
Kevin has degrees in electrical engineering and has broad and deep knowledge in the fields of wireless communications, electronics, computer technology and software. His IP experience spans diverse technology areas, including transceivers, antennas, processors, memory, signal processing, communication standards, wireless power for personal devices and electric vehicles, imaging including CMOS imagers, IC processing optics, FinTech, and computer software. Kevin’s representative clients have included Qualcomm, NXP, HP, Micron, Lending Club, and eBay.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)