John H.Wright


Chicago + 1.312.269.4071

John Wright has served clients in the development, protection, and enforcement of their intellectual property assets in industries ranging from biotechnology to consumer electronics and mechanical devices. His practice focuses on patent litigation in district courts across the country and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) as well as providing due diligence and transactional support for client commercialization of intellectual property assets.

John is a registered patent attorney and has full-spectrum trial experience, including client counseling, fact and expert discovery, motion practice, as well as trial preparation and execution.

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 prevails in ITC patent infringement dispute with Bissell over wet-dry surface cleaning devicesJones Day represents Tineco Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. as respondent in an ITC Section 337 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.