John S. Artzis a highly respected intellectual property and commercial lawyer whose practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling.  John is co-chair of Dickinson Wright’s intellectual property litigation practice and has successfully represented clients in patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright cases in Federal Courts though out the country, the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  John is also a registered patent attorney and authorized to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. John counsels clients of all sizes from large corporations to individual inventors, and everything in between, on various patent, trademark, copyright, and business issues related to intellectual property and commercial issues.   John’s practice involves a wide range of technologies, including mechanical, software, electrical, metallurgical, and chemical, in various industries, including automotive, industrial, consumer products, gaming, and consumer electronics. 

John is also heavily involved in representing clients in connection with post-grant proceedings before the Patent Office.  He has successfully represented Patent Owners in defeating Petitions for Inter Partes Review as well as in Inter Partes Review trials, which have led to successful resolutions of co-pending litigations for his clients.  He has also successfully utilized other Patent Office proceedings on behalf of clients to achieve successful litigation or other strategic outcomes, such as Ex Parte Reexaminations.

John is a past President of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association and is currently co-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan.  John, his wife Jenny, and two daughters live in Southeastern Michigan near Ann Arbor where John graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree and competed on the Michigan track team.

John is a Member in our Troy office and may be reached at 248-433-7262.