James D. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D.
Principal and Founder
Dr. Johnson has extensive experience in chemical and biomedical patent prosecution and in licensing of chemical and biomedical technology. He specializes in opinions, patent prosecution and licensing of chemical technology, pharmaceutical technology and biotechnology.
Formerly, Dr. Johnson was a partner with King & Spalding LLP Intellectual Property Practice Group in Atlanta, Georgia with the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Group.
J.D., Emory University with Honors, 1984
Ph.D., Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine
B.A., Chemistry, University of the South
Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Faculty Member - Emory University School of Medicine (Departments of Biochemistry and Medicine with an appointment in the Division of Infectious Diseases)
Senior Research Scientist - Veterans Administration Hospital Research Laboratories
Former Partner - Jones & Askew, Patent Boutique Law Firm
Former General Counsel - CytRx Corp., Norcross, GA
Served as General Counsel and Secretary - EntreMed Inc., Rockville, MD
Board of Directors - Bioniche Life Sciences, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Advisory Board of Directors - Emory/Georgia Tech Bioengineering Department
Admitted to Practice
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Georgia Bar Association
Awards and Recognition
Named to the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers List
Listed in Chambers 2008 - 2012