John Nappi

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Washington 20268 DC US

John E. Nappi’s practice includes patent litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and U.S. district courts, including cases involving Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

John’s litigation experience includes pre-filing inquiry, fact discovery, expert discovery, conducting infringement and validity analyses, and managing day-to-day litigation activities. John also has experience with various stages of patent prosecution with applications in both the chemical and electrical arts.

Prior to law school, John worked at Osram Sylvania as an engineer in manufacturing, research & development, and application engineering roles with LED and fluorescent lighting technologies. He is listed as an inventor on a U.S. patent relating to LED wavelength-converting plate with microlenses in multiple layers.

Prior to joining Finnegan, John worked on a case at the International Trade Commission (ITC) involving toner cartridge products, which resulted in the client securing a General Exclusion Order. He was also involved in an ANDA case involving Sensipar®, a drug used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism.

In his pro bono practice, John has represented the Legal Aid Society of New York on a case to copyright the database of Brady disclosures. In a pro bono capacity, he has also represented an Italian actress applying for an O-1B Visa.

Education :

  • American University, Washington College of Law J.D., 2013
  • Villanova University B.S., Chemical Engineering, cum laude, 2008

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities :

  • District of Columbia Bar (Intellectual Property Community, Steering Committee and co-chair, 2016-present; co-chair, Young Lawyers Committee, 2014-2016)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association


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