Philip Staton Johnson
Phil is founder and principal of Johnson-IP Strategy and Policy Consulting and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform. Previously, he was Senior Vice President-Intellectual Property Policy & Strategy, Johnson & Johnson, a member of the Executive Committee & Immediate Past President of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, a member of the Board of the Intellectual Property Owners Association Education Foundation (Past President), of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (Past President), and of PhRMA’s IP Focus Group (Chair Emeritus). He has testified before Congress repeatedly on patent reform issues and was recognized in the Congressional Record as a member of the Minority Whip’s “Kitchen Cabinet” for the America Invents Act. In 2013, he was awarded the NJIPLA Jefferson Medal. Phil received his B.S, cum laude from Bucknell, and his J.D. degree from Harvard. Phil is a member of the Steering Committee for The Sedona Conference Working Group 9 on Patent Damages and Remedies (WG9) and Working Group 10 on Patent Litigation Best Practices (WG10).