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John Campbell

Austin Office
Austin Office

300 W. 6th Street
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701
TEL: 512.692.8730 FAX: 512.692.8744

John Campbell is a Principal in the Austin office of McKool Smith whose practice deals with patent litigation, intellectual property and commercial litigation.

While in law school, John received the Outstanding Senior Appellate Advocacy Award, the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal Best Note Award, the Dean’s Achievement Award in Evidence, and numerous advocacy awards. Additionally, he has authored several articles on the subject of patent law.

Prior to joining the firm, John clerked for the Honorable Sue L. Robinson for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

John currently serves as coach for the University of Texas Moot Court Team. The team’s honors include: 2004 National Semi-Finalists, 2004 Regional Champions, 2004 Regional Best Brief and 2004 Regional Top Two Advocates.

Representative Matters

  • American Video Graphics. Mr. Campbell represented plaintiff AVG in patent infringement actions involving computer graphics and operating system software.
  • Medtronic, Inc. Eckhard U. Alt v. Medtronic, Inc. Represented Medtronic in patent infringement litigation related to cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators.
  • EWI Holdings. Representing EWI in a patent infringement suit, EWI Holdings, Inc. v. PRE Solutions, involving patents covering methods and systems for PIN distribution involving pre-paid products and services.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation. Representing Lockheed in a patent infringement suit involving patents covering non-destructive aircraft testing and methodologies of non-destructive testing, Aerobotics, Inc. v. Lockheed Martin Corporation.
  • Charter Communications, Inc. Representing Charter in a suit for breach of contract, CTSI v. Charter Communications Inc. et. al.

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers in Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Named a Texas "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2007-2013