Firm Profile

John A. KrauseJohn A. KrauseOf Counsel, New York

Professional Experience

John A. Krause has served as lead trial and appellate counsel for many multinational clients. He has over 40 years experience in the field of intellectual property law, following five years experience as an electronics engineer on the design of avionics and satellite systems.

Mr. Krause has focused primarily on patent and trademark litigation in the federal courts and in the ITC. His work has encompassed a wide range of electronic and mechanical technologies, and he has extensive experience in web enforcement and in trademark enforcement and counseling. 


J.D., Indiana University
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Valparaiso University

Bar Admissions

State of New York; State of Indiana; U.S. Federal Courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and other U.S. Courts of Appeals, various U.S. District Courts; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

Federal Circuit, New York State and American Bar Associations; New York Intellectual Property Law Association; ITC Trial Lawyers Association

Mr. Krause is an active member of several bar associations and has lectured at many bar association conferences on the subjects of litigation proceedings and Internet transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Becton Dickinson against Novo Nordisk relating to patent s on needles for insulin injection pens. 
  • HNE Health Care against Kendall in the ITC relating to a patent on a graduated compression equipment. 
  • Undersea Industries against Davor relating to a patent on diving equipment.
  • McDermott against Hoganas relating to a patent for a construction material. 

Representative Cases

WhitServe, LLC v. Computer Packages, Inc.
Fed. Cir. (2012)
Novo Nordisk A/S et al. v. Becton Dickinson
Fed. Cir. (2002)


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