Philip S. Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Phil is Senior Vice President-Intellectual Property Policy & Strategy, Johnson & Johnson. He is 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 Steering Committee of the Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform, of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel (Past President), and of PhRMA’s IP Focus Group (Chair Emeritus). Phil has frequently testified before Congress on patent reform issues. He was recognized in the Congressional Record as a member of the Minority Whip’s “Kitchen Cabinet” for the America Invents Act. Thereafter, Phil served as IPO’s representative on the committee formed at the USPTO Director’s request to propose implementing regulations for the PGR-IPR proceedings created by the AIA. In 2013, Phil was awarded the NJIPLA Jefferson Medal. Phil received his B.S, cum laude from Bucknell, and his J.D. degree from Harvard.