After working at two software companies in Austin, Texas, John started law school in 2005 at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene, Oregon. During law school, John served as associate editor for the Oregon International Review of Law and as an on-campus research assistant for two professors at the Knight Law School. Knowing the areas of law he wished to specialize in after law school, John focused his legal studies on intellectual property, business law, and computer law.
As a patent attorney, John also has experience addressing office actions and responses for software, nanotechnology, and mechanical patents on both the federal and international level. John has drafted the claims and specifications for several pending nanotechnology and mechanical patents. For corporate clients, John has drafted End-User License Agreements, provided international patent strategy advice, addressed trademark infringement claims, copyright assignment questions, non-disclosure agreements, licensing valuation, and more.
As an experienced and founding member of Wessels & Arsenault L.L.C., John Arsenault can represent plaintiffs and defendants in any matters involving intellectual property or computer law. John’s previous background in the software industry places him in a unique position to accurately and efficiently answer intellectual property and computer law questions for clients as both an expert in technology and as an attorney.