John M. Rogitz


John M. Rogitz is currently the Managing Attorney at Rogitz & Associates. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the IP Section of the California Lawyers Association and is an adjunct professor at Trinity Law School.

As Managing Attorney at Rogitz & Associates, John manages many of the firm’s clients and much of its day-to-day operations. He is a registered patent attorney specializing in patent preparation and prosecution in a range of technologies including artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, extended reality, video games, Internet of things (IoT), blockchain, rules-based software, computer hardware, medical devices, and other electrical and mechanical inventions. His clients range from startups and independent inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Before joining Rogitz & Associates, John was engaged in civil litigation at the Watkins Firm, a San Diego-based law firm.

John teaches all types of IP at Trinity Law School and has also taught IP at the undergraduate level. He writes for IPWatchdog, America’s leading patent law publication, and has also been published by IP Today, IP Magazine, and others. John regularly speaks to trade groups like the National Association of Patent Practitioners and Licensing Executives Society. Prior to practicing law, John worked in industry as a web developer.

John received his J.D. in 2009 from California Western School of Law, where he was selected for the Dean’s List and served as President of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association. John studied physics at Loyola Marymount University where, among other activities, he wrote for the school newspaper and served as the Philanthropy Chair for his fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha.