John C. McIntire



John McIntire helps clients implement intellectual property strategies, concentrating on patent drafting and prosecution, patent invalidity and non-infringement investigations and opinions.
John provides advice for clients in the fields of chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, including the semiconductor, solid-state sensor, medical device, aerospace, process control, magnetic recording, energy and telecommunications industries. John is a registered patent attorney and has prepared and filed over 150 priority patent applications.

Past Experience

Prior to his legal career, John worked as principal engineer and engineering manager in the semiconductor and solid-state sensor industry. leading engineering projects,solid-state engineering process development activities and new product development for a leading process control company.


John is a co-inventor on the following patents:
  • New technology for capacitive pressure sensors (U.S. Patent #6,647,794)
  • Pressure transducer with external heater (U.S. Patent #7,347,099)
  • Vibration power generator (U.S. Patent #7,567,013)

Services & Industries


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

Minnesota Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. magna cum laude, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology, Managing Editor (2009)

University of Minnesota
B.Ch.E. in Chemical Engineering

University of St. Thomas

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