John J. Cunniff, a patent attorney, focuses his practice in patent law. He spent seven years as a research associate for Amersham Pharmacia Biotech/US Biochemical Corporation, a major supplier of enzymes and reagents used in pharmaceutical research. He also worked for six years as a senior research associate at the Jackson Laboratory, a leading genetics research laboratory.
At Hahn Loeser
John is well versed in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and worldwide through the World Intellectual Property Organization. He maintains management of national patent applications worldwide and is particularly experienced in the pharmaceutical industry. John earned his master’s degree in microbiology and an undergraduate degree in biology, prior to earning his law degree. He also holds a U.S. patent for Thermostable DNA Polymerase (#5,885,813).
*Licensed in Florida and Ohio.
Indiana University B.S., with honors in Biology 1984
Indiana University M.A., Microbiology 1988
University of Akron J.D., Deans List, Fall 1995, Spring 1996 1999
American Bar Association, Member
American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
Ohio State Bar Association, Member
State of Florida
State of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office