John G. Froemming

Jones Day
Washington, D.C.

Practice Area: IP & IP Litigation

BTI Client Service All Star History
  • 2011
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2019
All Star


“John is strategic in his thinking and has deep analytical and communications skills.”
“He knows our business so well.” 


"Put yourself in your client’s shoes, and understand their realities. Develop a strategy for success as your client defines it. Pursue the strategy with tenacity, discipline and heart."

– John G. Froemming


John Froemming is a trial lawyer with 35 years of experience in intellectual property and false advertising litigation and has been undefeated in all his trademark and design trials and district court cases over the past 10 years.

Corporate counsel have recognized John in the 2020 and 2016 BTI Client Service surveys as one of the top 30 U.S. “All-Stars” in intellectual property, one of only three such IP All-Stars in 2016 to be named an “MVP.” In 2018, The National Law Journal named him one of 25 “IP Trailblazers” in the country. He is also ranked as one of the top U.S. trademark litigators by World Trademark Review and The Legal 500 survey, as an “IP Star” by Managing IP Magazine, and is listed in Super Lawyers for intellectual property litigation.

John has won jury and bench trials as well as preliminary injunction evidentiary hearings for clients in federal courts across the country. He also has resolved many cases short of trial, including a summary judgment dismissal of one of the highest stakes design patent cases in U.S. history.

John is co-leader of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation group and is a registered patent attorney. He has chaired the International Trademark Association’s Designs Emerging Issues Subcommittee and headed its 3D Printing Task Force. He has published and spoken in Europe and the United States on a variety of topics involving intellectual property litigation before U.S. courts.

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