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John C. Laurence

John C. Laurence, Esq.

FOUNDING PARTNER

5 Star Reviews

"Excellent legal service regarding Copyright issue - I contacted him regarding a Copyright issue. He provided seamless service with quick responses. He is knowledgeable in his area. Plus, he provides free consultation, which was very helpful. He also charges a very reasonable price. I totally recommend him."- Karen, Professional Photographer


"We are extremely satisfied with the services provided to us by John Lawrence. He has gone over and beyond to meet our needs, while also educating us on trade knowledge along the way. John has worked with us on multiple patent projects and also obtained our trademark protection. We are very grateful for his impeccable service and communication, and look forward to working with John again in the near future!" - EZ Reach Apparel, Owners


"Rarely, if ever, does one find such expertise and service from a first time Google search. However, John turned out to be a true “Diamond in the ruff” find for Fortress Mobile. We have been working with John intimately on several trademarks and his attention to detail is unmatched. He is both patient and “battle tested” in terms of both trademark and patent law. His experience truly resonates. We are extremely grateful for his commitment to our Team!"- Joe DiRenzo, Sr., Founder, The Cloak Phone


5 Star Reviews

“John and I have worked together on a number of matters. He is very knowledgeable in all areas of intellectual property law. I highly recommend him.”- Kristin Grant, Intellectual property Attorney


“John does great work helping clients protect their inventions and know-how. Fantastic to work with.”- William Samuels, Partner, Warshaw Burstein, LLP

2 Endorsements

You Need An Attorney That Listens To You And Understands Your Needs

John C. Laurence received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from New York University Tandon School of Engineering and his J.D. from New York Law School. He is a New York State Bar member, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Bar), and the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

John has experience in many facets of intellectual property law, including the preparation, prosecution, and enforcement of trademarks, patents, and copyrights. John regularly helps individuals and businesses identify, develop, and enforce their intellectual property rights.

John has prepared and prosecuted patent applications across various technologies and has practiced before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His patent filings have included national applications in the U.S., Patent Cooperation Treaty based filings in other territories, and industrial design applications under the Hague System.

John has also prepared and prosecuted trademark applications and has initiated opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. His trademark filings have included trademark filings in the U.S. and international registrations under the Madrid System.

John has also registered and enforced copyrights for creative works across various mediums. John has helped develop and maintain both national and international intellectual property portfolios.

Before becoming an attorney, John worked as an electrical and computer engineer in the broadcast and video production industries.

Education

  • FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL, NEW YORK, NY
    • LLM – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION LAW (PRESENT)
  • NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL – NY
    • JD (2007)
  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY TANDON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, New York – N.Y.
    • Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering/Computer Science (1991)

Professional Legal Experience

  • Owner – TCP Law, PLLC, New York, NY (2019-Present)
  • Of Counsel – Warshaw Burstein, LLP (2019-Present)
  • Patent Associate – DUGAN & DUGAN LLP, Hawthorne – NY (2018-2019)
  • I.P. Associate – SCARINCI HOLLENBECK LLP – New York, NY (2016-2017)
  • I.P. Associate – W.R. SAMUELS LAW – New York, NY (2012-2016)
  • I.P. Associate – COWAN – LIEBOWITZ & LATMAN – New York, NY (2008-2012)

Professional Engineering Experience

  • Pre-Sales Engineer – AVID TECHNOLOGIES – NY (2012-2015)
  • Project Manager – NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP – NY (2007-2008)
  • System Engineer – MAXIMUM THROUGHPUT – NY (2002-2007)
  • System Engineer – AUTODESK – NY (2000-2002)
  • System Engineer – DISCREET LOGIC – NY (1995-2000)
  • System Design Engineer – AMERICAN BROADCASTING CORP – N.Y. – (1994-1995)
  • In House Engineer – CHARLEX POST PRODUCTION, NY (1991-1994)

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2008)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2008)
  • Southern District of New York (2017)

Legal Publications

  • Electronic and Software Patent, Law and Practice (2009 – Present)
    • AIPLA, Bloomberg BNA, Contributing Editor

License

  • Licensed for 13 years in N.Y. and before the USPTO

"Excellent legal service regarding Copyright issue - I contacted him regarding a Copyright issue. He provided seamless service with quick responses. He is knowledgeable in his area. Plus, he provides free consultation, which was very helpful. He also charges a very reasonable price. I totally recommend him."- Karen, Professional Photographer


"We are extremely satisfied with the services provided to us by John Lawrence. He has gone over and beyond to meet our needs, while also educating us on trade knowledge along the way. John has worked with us on multiple patent projects and also obtained our trademark protection. We are very grateful for his impeccable service and communication, and look forward to working with John again in the near future!" - EZ Reach Apparel, Owners


"Rarely, if ever, does one find such expertise and service from a first time Google search. However, John turned out to be a true “Diamond in the ruff” find for Fortress Mobile. We have been working with John intimately on several trademarks and his attention to detail is unmatched. He is both patient and “battle tested” in terms of both trademark and patent law. His experience truly resonates. We are extremely grateful for his commitment to our Team!"- Joe DiRenzo, Sr., Founder, The Cloak Phone


5 Star Reviews

“John and I have worked together on a number of matters. He is very knowledgeable in all areas of intellectual property law. I highly recommend him.”- Kristin Grant, Intellectual property Attorney


“John does great work helping clients protect their inventions and know-how. Fantastic to work with.”- William Samuels, Partner, Warshaw Burstein, LLP

2 Endorsements