Jackson Walker is pleased to congratulate John Jackson and Blake Dietrich on their respective nominations as Master and Associate of The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, effective August 6, 2019.
The mission of the American Inns of Court is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills. The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, in particular, is dedicated to intellectual property law and connecting its members to the IP community in the Dallas area. Membership is divided into four Pupilage Groups: Masters, Barristers, Associates, and Pupils. Each group is determined by seniority and level of experience.
Since its inception in 2011, the Lynn Inn has been recognized by the American Inns of Court at the Platinum level, the highest level.
As members of the Lynn Inn, John and Blake will join a kick-off meeting on August 6, 2019.
John M. Jackson has represented clients in patent litigation and complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the country, and in the International Trade Commission (ITC). John has served as trial counsel in more than 125 patent infringement lawsuits nationally and has handed matters before the ITC. He has tried three major patent infringement cases to a jury and has considerable experience with all aspects of the claim construction or Markman process in patent infringement lawsuits. John also co-chairs the Firm’s Cybersecurity Litigation Group and counsels clients concerning data privacy issues. He has earned certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Blake T. Dietrich has litigated over 50 patent cases and is well experienced in all phases of patent litigation. He has managed cases for numerous clients in various jurisdictions throughout the country. Blake has a strong electrical engineering and computer science background, with a degree summa cum laude in Applied Science & Technology from The George Washington University, from where he also received his law degree.