May 11, 2017

Experienced Patent Attorney John Mockler Moves to Harness Dickey

Harness Dickey, one of the country’s largest and most respected patent and trademark law firms, is pleased to announce that patent attorney John Mockler has joined the firm’s Metro Dallas office. Mockler is a former Founder and Principal of Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC, where he led the firm’s intellectual property section. Mockler will continue to focus his practice on developing and protecting intellectual property assets for his clients in his new position with Harness Dickey.

“John’s background in patent law is as impressive as it is long,” said Harness Dickey Principal Jerry Welch. “His reputation as a Dallas patent attorney and portfolio manager is simply remarkable. We are honored to have him join our team.”

Mockler brings more than 25 years of experience as a patent attorney to the firm, including patent preparation and prosecution for major international companies, trade secret and invalidity analyses, drafting licensing agreements, and managing IP portfolios for Fortune 500® companies. He also possesses vast experience in handling litigious matters before Federal and District Courts. He is the recipient of the Super Lawyers award for Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation (2004-2005, 2010-2017) as well as the D Magazine “Best Lawyers” distinction for Intellectual Property Law (2014-2016).

Mockler’s practice will include counseling domestic and international clients from industries as diverse as defense, software, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and semiconductors.

Mockler holds a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of New York, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College. Prior to entering law school, Mockler served as an Electrical Engineer with Grumman Aerospace Corporation for seven years.

About Harness Dickey

Harness Dickey has obtained more than 55,000 patents for its clients since its founding in 1921. Currently ranked seventh among the nation’s top patent firms in a 2016 poll by IPWatchdog, Harness Dickey safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs. Harness Dickey has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Visit and follow @harnessdickey for more information.