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John Duy Tran

About John Tran

About me



  • John D. Tran is a Registered Patent Attorney and an Intellectual Property Trial Lawyer. Recognized as a SuperLawyers' "Rising Star" by Findlaw/Thomson Reuters, an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of lawyers in Southern California under the age of 40, Mr. Tran is highly sought after for his experience in both transactional and litigation intellectual property matters involving Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights.  Mr. Tran is the Managing Partner at the Rhema Law Group, P.C. 
  • General IP Counsel to Lee's Sandwiches International, Inc.



  • OC WEEKLY "Best-Idea Lawyer" Award 2011
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2009-2012;
  • OC METRO Top Lawyers Selection 2011;
  • AVVO Superb Rating



Mr. Tran is a Patent Trial Lawyer with experience in litigating patent infringement lawsuits in a variety of technologies. Although typically only 2-3% of patent cases ever proceed through trial, Mr. Tran has already successfully tried a case to jury verdict. 

In addition, Mr. Tran has litigated trademark matters before both the Federal Courts and before the Trademark Trials and Appeals Board (“TTAB”). Before the TTAB, Mr. Tran has an unblemished record of success in obtaining and defending against cancellation/opposition proceedings.




His experience and knowledge as a patent trial lawyer also provides Mr. Tran the ability to draft patent applications that withstand litigation. Mr. Tran has authored various patent applications on technologies ranging from medical devices, software, business methods, and simple to complex mechanical devices. In addition, he has obtained numerous design patent applications for the apparel, computer, automotive and furniture industries. In addition he routinely handles infringement opinions, validity studies, invention consulting, patent portfolio audits, and patent licenses. He serves clients worldwide and has represented companies based in Taiwan, China, Korea, UK and Vietnam.


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