John H.Wright


Chicago + 1.312.269.4071

John Wright serves clients on the development, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property assets in industries ranging from biotechnology to consumer electronics to mechanical devices. His practice focuses on patent litigation in district courts across the country and in the International Trade Commission (ITC).

John is a registered patent attorney and has experience in multiple stages of discovery, including drafting and filing complaints, fact discovery, working with technical experts, and motion practice.

John also maintains an active pro bono practice that includes representing a detainee in a Section 1983 civil rights case in the Northern District of Illinois.


  • Tineco defends patent infringement claims brought before ITC by Bissell involving wet-dry surface cleaning devicesJones Day represents Tineco Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. as respondent in a Section 337 ITC investigation filed by complainants Bissell Inc. and Bissell Homecare Inc. ("Bissell") relating to wet-dry surface cleaning devices.
  • Epson counter-files DJ action of non-infringement in Central District of California against NPEJones Day is representing Epson America, Inc. (a subsidiary of Seiko Epson Corp.) in a declaratory judgment action filed in the Central District of California seeking a declaration of non-infringement of four patents owned by American Patents LLC, a non-practicing entity (NPE).
  • Seiko Epson defends patent infringement allegations involving Wi-Fi capable consumer electronicsJones Day is representing Seiko Epson Corporation and its subsidiary, Epson Precision Philippines, Inc., in defense of a patent infringement action brought by American Patents LLC.