John Demarco

Shareholder

demarco@youngbasile.com / vCard

Pennzoil Place, 700 Milam Street, Suite 1300
Houston, TX 77002

P: 832-871-5058
F: 248-649-3338

Practice Areas

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Articles Editor; Nathan Burkan Memorial Copyright Writing Competition Award, 1995
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. Engineering Physics, 1989
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. German, 1989

Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • State of Ohio
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Demarco focuses on patent and trademark counseling, licensing, litigation and prosecution. He helps companies acquire and develop technology and intellectual property, enforce/license intellectual property, design around patents, defend against patent assertions and structure international commercial activity to minimize infringement exposure.

Industry Experience

Mr. Demarco has litigated patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, antitrust, false advertising and contract issues in courts in the U.S, Japan and Germany, as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission. Mr. Demarco’s technical experience is in electronics, software, optics, mechanics and chemicals, including: medical devices and imaging; robotics; automotive components; pharmaceuticals; petrochemicals; oil and gas drilling and flow systems; distributed computing; semiconductor component fabrication; and digital reading, storage, display, printing and camera devices.

Professional Activities

Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Advisory Board Member, Rice University, Houston

University of Akron School of Law, Intellectual Property Advisory Council

 

Languages

  • German