John D. Reed


John Reed is a Partner in the Intellectual Property Department. John's practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution (domestic and international); patent infringement; clearance; validity and patentability studies; IP due diligence analysis; and client counseling in various intellectual property matters. His patent prosecution experience is concentrated in the mechanical and electromechanical arts, covering technologies such as medical devices; automotive fuel cells; semiconductors; computer devices; industrial machinery; food processing equipment; HVAC systems; aircraft and aircraft propulsion systems; and building and construction devices.


  • Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law  (J.D., 1997)
  • University of Dayton  (M.S., 1990)
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Cincinnati  (B.S., 1983)
    • Nuclear Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of Ohio


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association
  • The Dayton Lacrosse Club, Founder
  • Dayton Right to Life, Board of Directors


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America