John B. Sganga , Jr. - Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

John B. Sganga , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

John B. Sganga, Jr. is a partner in our Orange County office, where his practice focuses on the litigation of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes. Mr. Sganga has litigated numerous cases through all phases of pre-trial proceedings, trial, and appeal. He has handled both bench and jury trials, arbitrations, and proceedings before the United States International Trade Commission. His litigation experience relates to a wide variety of technologies and brands relating to medical and dental devices, software, computer hardware, telecommunications products, construction products, engine technology, semiconductor processing equipment, food and beverage products, apparel and cosmetics.  Mr. Sganga has been published and has lectured extensively on intellectual property litigation issues. He currently is an adjunct professor at the Chapman University School of Law, teaching a course in patent litigation. He co-authors the Thomson Reuters treatise, “Pre-Litigation Patent Enforcement.” Mr. Sganga’s article “Direct Molding Statutes: Potent Weapons, But Are They Constitutional?” was published in the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, for which he was given the Rossman Award by the Patent and Trademark Office Society. Mr. Sganga has lectured on Intellectual Property Law issues for CEB, PLI, IPO, ACC-SoCal and various bar associations.

Lafayette CollegeBS 1981New York University School of LawJ.D. 1984

Office Location

2040 Main Street, 14th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Patent of the Orange County Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Intellectual Property of the Orange County Metro Area
John B. Sganga, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!John B. Sganga, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Trade Secrets Law