John France is a law clerk and technical advisor in our D.C. office.
John earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Florida. While at the University of Florida, he developed an aptitude for the biological sciences, studying the subject areas of vertebrate anatomy; animal physiology; medical terminology; food science; human evolution; genetics; microbiology; physics; organic chemistry; ecology; and zoology.
John is passionate about the integrity of the inventive process and the innovation within patent law. He first became interested in patent law after repairing classic and late model automobiles and being enthralled with the unique components and mechanics behind them. His proclivity toward understanding automotive ingenuity and functionality leads his passion for patent prosecution.
John earned a J.D. degree from the American University’s Washington College of Law. He was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta fraternity, Brandeis Chapter. John also was an active member of the American University Intellectual Property Brief as a Blogger and the Senior Articles Editor for IP law articles submitted by student writers and outside submissions on a semesterly publication cycle.
Before law school, John worked in elementary education and early childhood learning. Outside of the office, he enjoys golf, audio sound engineering, classic car restoration, and playing guitar.