John Lanham is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Lanham focuses his practice on complex patent litigation, with an emphasis on Hatch-Waxman litigation, as well as commercial litigation and securities litigation and enforcement. Mr. Lanham brings his broad-based business litigation experience to bear on his clients’ most challenging disputes.
Mr. Lanham has worked in both the San Diego and Denver offices of Morrison & Foerster. He has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, financial, communications, information technology, natural resources, and healthcare industries. Mr. Lanham regularly assists clients with all phases of litigation, including development of case strategy, dispositive motions, claim construction, fact discovery, expert discovery, trial preparation, alternative dispute resolution, and taking and defending the depositions of both fact and expert witnesses. Mr. Lanham frequently works with scientific and economic experts to develop accurate and persuasive case theories for his clients. He also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on children’s rights and constitutional issues.
Mr. Lanham received his J.D. cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law. While at Northwestern, Mr. Lanham served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Joan Humphrey Lefkow of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and as an associate editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. Mr. Lanham received his B.A. magna cum laude with distinction from the Colorado College. At Colorado College, Mr. Lanham was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and received the Clyde Agustus Duniway history prize and the Robert J. Cosgrove Research Fellowship.
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