John C. Alemanni concentrates his practice in intellectual property law, with a primary focus on client counseling, patent litigation, strategic patent prosecution, and contentious inter and ex parte post-grant and reissue work. He provides creative, cost-effective solutions for his clients — including patent portfolio design as well as employing strategic inter partes review (IPR/PGR/CBM) and ex parte reexamination tactics as well as litigation.
Mr. Alemanni is the co-chair of Kilpatrick Townsend’s Patent Office Litigation team. He manages the portfolios of both established and emerging companies. He is a registered patent attorney and focuses on hardware and software technologies, including mobile devices, operating system and applications software, computer peripheral devices and control methods, haptics, network security, bioinformatics and laboratory information management, medical device simulation and haptic feedback, e-commerce, and telecommunications.
Before joining the firm, he owned and managed a computer consulting firm and web hosting company. He was an experienced programmer, database administrator, and systems integrator, having developed dozens of applications, including both client-server and web-enabled applications. He is also an avid amateur race car driver.
Mr. Alemanni has been recognized as a 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property magazine.
Professional & Community Activities
Intellectual Property Owners Association, Software and Business Methods Committee, Member
North Carolina Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, Member, Past Chair of the Software and Electrical Engineering Committee and Past Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee
Piedmont Opera Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Board Member
Eastern Music Festival, Greensboro, North Carolina, Former Board Member