John Allcock is a widely respected patent trial lawyer focused on patent litigation. He has extensive experience handling patent cases through trial, and appeal to the Federal Circuit.

John brings an extensive jury trial background to his patent litigation specialty (lead counsel in excess of 70 cases tried to juries to verdict), as well as arbitration experience (lead counsel in excess of 100 arbitrations), and extensive experience in court trials, International Trade Commission (ITC) hearings, various forms of alternative dispute resolution, and management of complex litigation.

Regarding his intellectual property experience, John has tried over 30 patent cases. Some of the notable cases include a $26 million dollar jury verdict in a patent and Semiconductor Chip Act case (Brooktree v. AMD); trial of a semiconductor patent case in the International Trade Commission (Fujitsu v. Samsung); defense of a multiple patent case (Finnigan v. Hewlett-Packard Company ); a finding of infringement and validity and an exclusion order, in a six-patent case (Hewlett-Packard Company v. Gateway ); and multimillion-dollar verdict in a software patent case (Adobe v. Macromedia ).

John is a member of DLA Piper's Executive Committee.