John A. Squires is a partner with the firm's Intellectual Property practice. He
has significant, internationally hailed experience in IP matters. John advises
clients on all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, branding and
trademark issues, operational and technology matters, and licensing transactions
and investment due diligence, and has worked on numerous large-scale patent
infringement litigation and technology matters.
includes founding the patent practice at Goldman Sachs, where he created one of
the premier intellectual property platforms in the financial services industry.
He has also worked with both houses of Congress as well as the regulatory
community to bring about balanced, but long needed improvements in U.S. patent
law. In bringing about policy changes in U.S. law, he has filed numerous amicus
briefs with the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the
Federal Circuit, and is widely recognized in both the financial services and
technology sectors as one of the country's top professionals on the issue of