John Bush's practice focuses on technology and intellectual property issues, particularly litigation to protect, and prosecution to obtain, intellectual property assets. Mr. Bush is a registered patent attorney with a background in computer science.
The technology involved in Mr. Bush’s recent work includes testing systems for cable networks, interactive call processing software, and application development software. The underlying legal matters range from patent litigation to technology-centered commercial litigation, including indemnification.
In law school, Mr. Bush, who received an honor scholarship, served as an articles editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review, as a member of the Moot Court Board, and as vice president of the Honor Council. He also interned with the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. In college, Mr. Bush served terms as editorial page editor of The Chronicle, where he managed the editorial board and oversaw two full pages of content each weekday, and, later, online editor, where he led the consolidation of a paid 10-person programming and content staff into a single content editor. As a senior, Mr. Bush was a semifinalist for the Young Trustee position on the Duke University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Bush, a graduate of Lakeside High School in DeKalb County, is active in the State Bar of Georgia through serving on the Georgia Bar Journal’s Editorial Board and previously co-chairing the Young Lawyers Division’s Ethics & Professionalism Committee for two years. Mr. Bush is currently a YLD at-large representative, and in 2010, Mr. Bush graduated from the YLD’s Leadership Academy.
Bar and Court Admissions
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2006
Duke University, B.S., 2003
59 Vand. L. Rev. 539, March 2006 (analyzing polygraph evidence)
58 Mercer L. Rev. 1269, Summer 2007 (survey of intellectual property law developments in 2006)
State Bar of Georgia – Georgia Bar Journal, Editorial Board, 2008 to present
State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, 2007-2011
Civic Involvement and Honors
- Georgia Rising Star (2012-2013)