John M. Rogitz
John M. Rogitz is a registered patent attorney specializing in patent preparation and prosecution. His background includes prep and pros of patent applications in a range of technologies including artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality and augmented reality, other types of computer software and hardware, medical devices, electrical and mechanical inventions, fintech and business methods. John has also been active on behalf of his clients in the acquisition of patent portfolios. 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 also writes for various IP publications such as IPWatchdog and IP Magazine, regularly speaks to trade groups like the National Association of Patent Practitioners and Licensing Executives Society, and has taught intellectual property at the undergraduate level. Prior to practicing law, John worked as a web developer for Loyola Marymount University.
In addition to the foregoing, John has served as president of the San Diego Federalist Society (2016-2018), president of the San Diego chapter of the Republican National Lawyers Association (2017-2018), and as a member of the education committee for the San Diego chapter of Licensing Executives Society (2015-2016).
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 both the Student Intellectual Property Law Association and the Cal Western Federalist Society. 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.