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John Bush's practice focuses on technology and intellectual property issues, particularly litigation to protect, prosecution to obtain, and licensing to leverage intellectual property assets. Mr. Bush is a registered patent attorney with a background in computer science, and he also holds a CIPP/US data privacy certification.

The technology involved in Mr. Bush’s recent work includes electronic health records software, mobile reservation apps, testing devices for cable networks, and interactive call processing systems. His underlying legal matters include IP litigation, IP licensing, and IP acquisition.

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.  In 2010, Mr. Bush graduated from the YLD’s Leadership Academy, and from 2011-2014, he served as a YLD representative. Mr. Bush regularly participates in pro bono cases through Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and the Cobb Justice Foundation.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Georgia Rising Star (2012-2016)
    • Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church - Executive Committee, 2014- present
    • Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church - Deacon, 2013 to 2015
    • Federalist Society’s Atlanta Chapter - Executive Board, 2013 to present
    • Atlanta Young Republicans - President, 2013 to 2015
    • Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church - Deacon, 2013 to 2015
    • Federalist Society’s Atlanta Chapter - Executive Board, 2013 to present
    • Atlanta Young Republicans - President, 2013 to 2015
    • Atlanta Young Republicans - President, 2013 to 2015
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Professional Affiliations

    • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional, CIPP/US
    • State Bar of Georgia – Georgia Bar Journal, Editorial Board, 2008 to present
    • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, 2007-2011 and Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Co-Chair, 2010-2011
    • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division, Representative, 2011-2014
    • Lamar Inn of Court, Barrister, 2010-2014 and Master, 2015 to present
    • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, 2007-2011 and Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Co-Chair, 2010-2011
    • State Bar of Georgia – Young Lawyers Division, Representative, 2011-2014
    • Lamar Inn of Court, Barrister, 2010-2014 and Master, 2015 to present
    • Lamar Inn of Court, Barrister, 2010-2014 and Master, 2015 to present
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Publications

  • "You Got A Patent Infringement Demand Letter — Now What?" Law360, July 15, 2016
  • “A National Data-Breach Notification Standard: Why Federal Preemption is Imperative,” Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder, May 8, 2015 (co-author with Daniel Prywes)
  • 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)