John A. Morgan

Associate

Background

John Morgan specializes in biotechnology patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, and due diligence. He has additional experience in the chemical and mechanical arts. John received a B.S. in biology from the University of Puget Sound in 2006, focusing on genetics and molecular biology. Prior to attending law school, John spent five years as a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research center in Seattle, Washington, where he studied the genetic mechanisms underlying brain development and cell growth.

Education

Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (summa cum laude) 2014

University of Puget Sound
Biology
B.S. 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Seed IP Law Group Founder's Scholarship (2014)
  • Washington State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Scholarship (2013)
  • Highest Marks in Torts, Legal Writing, and Biotechnology Law (2011-2014)

Experience

Prior to joining Seed IP Law Group, John practiced at a Seattle-area law firm, where he focused on patent prosecution and litigation matters. During law school, he gained experience as a student extern at the University of Washington's Center for Commercialization (now "CoMotion") and Seattle BioMed (now "C.I.D.R.").

Affiliations

John is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to practice before all Washington state courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

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