John Bossert is a patent attorney who helps tech companies build and manage their patent portfolios. He focuses his practice on domestic and international patent procurement, and strategic patent portfolio management. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a wide array of technology areas including artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, distributed systems, cryptography, computer networks, and operating systems. John's practice ranges from counseling start-ups securing their first patents to managing domestic and international patent portfolios for Fortune 500 companies. John's technical background includes operating systems, databases, communication networks, and e-commerce systems.
Prior to beginning his legal career, John worked as a software engineer, database developer/architect, consultant, and project/program manager. As an engineer, John worked with both Fortune 100 companies and startups, for whom he designed and implemented internal and customer-facing web and database applications, and managed teams of software engineers, technicians, and technical writers. As a consultant, he advised senior management on the adoption of open-source software strategies and assisted wireless communication companies and other organizations procure and implement database technologies.