John Carson

John Carson

Lewis Roca LLP

Recognized since 2007

Glendale, California

Practice Areas

Trademark Law

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John Carson is of counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member
of the firm’s Trademark, Copyright & Advertising, Intellectual
Property Litigation, Electronics, and Mechanical & Electromechanical
Technologies Practices and the Food & Beverage Industry Team.

Mr. Carson’s practice includes all phases of eCommerce, patent,
trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including licensing and
litigation. His technical experience is with computer hardware and
software, electrochemical, optics and electromechanical systems.

Mr. Carson has been a trademark consultant to the California and
Idaho Secretaries of State and often serves as an arbitrator and
mediator, and as an expert on ethics and intellectual property issues.

Mr. Carson co-presented, “Let’s Go to the Video Tape: What In-house
Counsel Needs to Know About Licensing Music, Videos and Photos,” at the
2012 Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California In-House
Counsel Conference.

Mr. Carson was recently recognized by the Legal 500 for his
work in the area of intellectual property – trademarks: non-contentious
in 2013. He has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest
performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and
was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®
since 2007 in the field of intellectual property law and in 2014, he
was the only IP attorney recognized in the Los Angeles office. He has
also been selected for the 2005 and 2009 – 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers® lists.

Mr. Carson attended Hastings College of Law (J.D., 1967) and the
University of Santa Clara (B.S., engineering, 1964). He is admitted to
practice in California and before the U.S. District Court, Central
District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of
Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact & Links
  • 655 North Central Avenue, Suite 2300
    Glendale, CA 91203

Lewis Roca LLP
Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

78 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Trademark Law, Los Angeles (2023)
  • Trademark Law, Los Angeles (2015)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Trademark Law
Special Focus:
  • Patent
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Copyright Law
  • Food and Beverage Law


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