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Intellectual Property - Michigan
"His depth and breadth of knowledge, timely responses, initiative in providing legal guidance and personalized interactions are important strengths."
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John S. Artz is Practice Group Chair of Dickinson Wright's Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Finding early success, Artz 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. A recent signature accomplishment: serving as lead counsel for an individual inventor in a precedent-setting bench trial in the Court of Federal Claims, resulting in a finding of patent infringement and damages against the U.S. Government. In addition to 25+ IPRs before the Patent Office, Artz’s IP lead counsel experience includes serving Fortune 50 companies, Tier 1 auto suppliers, large health insurers, and popular consumer brands in federal courts across the country, including the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Michigan IP Inn of Court; American Intellectual Property Law Association; 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 cum laude.
Michigan Varsity Track