Posts by Phil Johnson
Unfortunately, Mr. President, after five years I cannot report back that the AIA has yet ”improve[d] patent quality and help[ed] give entrepreneurs the protection and …
Phil Johnson is Senior Vice President-Intellectual Property Policy & Strategy, Johnson & Johnson. Phil is a member of the Executive Committee & Immediate Past President of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, a member of the Board of the Intellectual Property Owners Association Education Foundation (Past President), of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform, of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (Past President) and of PhRMA’s IP Focus Group (Chair Emeritus). Phil has testified frequently before Congress on patent reform issues. Phil was recognized in the Congressional Record as a member of the Minority Whip’s “Kitchen Cabinet” for the America Invents Act. Thereafter, Phil served as IPO’s representative on the committee of six experts (“COSE”) formed at Director Kappos’ request to propose to the USPTO implementing regulations for the PGR-IPR proceedings created by the AIA. In 2013, Phil was awarded the NJIPLA Jefferson Medal. Phil received his B.S, cum laude from Bucknell, and his J.D. degree from Harvard.