John L. Rogitz has been engaged in patent law since 1989. He has particularly specialized in patenting high technology products in the areas of wireless communication, computer software, consumer electronics, semiconductors, and cutting edge physics inventions in such areas as lasers and superconductors. Mr. Rogitz has also been active in transactions related to the intellectual properties he has obtained on behalf of his patent clients, which have included small- and medium-sized companies, as well as large corporations.
Mr. Rogitz’ current practice includes planning, developing, and executing patent and related business strategies for his clients, which include multiple Fortune-20 companies. He also represents high technology start-up companies in diverse fields including medical devices and skylights, as well as individual inventors in their patent matters. Mr. Rogitz also serves as a patent law expert witness in patent litigation.
Mr. Rogitz is a past member of the Executive Committee of the IP Section of the California State Bar. He also is on the editorial staff of the national magazine Intellectual Property Today, for which he provides monthly summaries of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s (CAFC) decisions.
Mr. Rogitz received his undergraduate degree, With Distinction, from the United States Naval Academy, where he majored in physics. While at the Academy, Mr. Rogitz participated in the National Physics Honor Society (Sigma Pi Sigma) and in intercollegiate sports. After graduation, Mr. Rogitz served in the nuclear submarine service, making multiple extended overseas deployments.
Upon leaving active duty, Mr. Rogitz earned his law degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. Rogitz is a member of the Patent Bar, and is admitted to practice in California.