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John s. Artz, Co-Chair of Dickinson Wright's Intellectual Property Litigation Group, has more than 25 years of experience and practices in all areas of intellectual property litigation. He serves and has served as lead counsel for many companies in federal courts across the country, including the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. John also has served as lead counsel in 25+ IPRs before the Patent Office and appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court in the seminal TrafFix Devices, Inc. v. Marketing Displays, Inc., which addresses the interplay between patent and trade dress rights. John recently served as lead trial counsel in a four-week bench trial in the Court of Federal Claims resulting in a finding of patent infringement and damages against the U.S. Government.

Professional Memberships

Michigan IP Inn of Court; American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member of Industrial Design Committee; Federal Bar Association, Co-Chair Intellectual Property Committee; Intellectual Property Owners Association; Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association, Past President (2006-2007), Treasurer (2003-2005), and Board of Advisors (2008-2010).


B.S., University of Michigan; J.D., Detroit College of Law.