John Pani
Associate

John Pani brings nine years of experience as a patent examiner at the USPTO to his work as an associate. He has experience with a wide range of medical device technologies, including systems and methods for bio-signal processing, tissue and fluid sampling, guidewires, and movement analysis.  John has further technical experience with online advertising, automotive systems, mobile devices, consumer goods, and food products.

Education
  • J.D., with Honors
    The George Washington University Law School, 2015
  • B.S., Bioengineering, magna cum laude
    University of Pittsburgh, 2004
Bar Admissions
  • Not Admitted in the District of Columbia
  • Practice Limited to Matters and Proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Virginia
Experience | Overview
  •  In his extensive experience as a patent examiner, John evaluated a wide range of medical device technologies, including systems and methods for bio-signal processing, tissue and fluid sampling, and movement analysis.
  • John’s multidisciplinary background in bioengineering provides a strong foundation for a variety of client technologies, including medical devices, biotechnology, electrical engineering, signal processing, materials science, control systems, and mechanical engineering concepts.
  • At the George Washington University Law School, from which he earned his J.D. with honors, John distinguished himself as a three-time George Washington Scholar and also received the Chris Bartok Memorial Award in Patent Law for “exhibited excellence in the study of patent law.”
Experience | Legal
USPTO, Alexandria, VA
Patent Examiner, 2006-2015
Experience | Non-Legal
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Research and Teaching Assistant, Bioengineering Department 2004-2005

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Research Assistant, Cardiovascular Dynamics Laboratory, 2003-2004

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Senior Design Internship, 2003-2004
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