Travis L. Johnson


Travis L. Johnson
specializes in patent law and more particularly in the procurement, analysis and monetization of patentable technology.  He also acts as outside/inside counsel to help manage IP portfolios, create IP strategies, create and manage IP budgets, coordinate efforts with international filings, facilitate IP generating meetings, and implement other internal IP procedures.

Mr. Johnson understands entrepreneurs, start-ups and small and medium-sized business. Prior to co-founding Ascentage Law, he was a sole practitioner managing clients on both the east and west coasts. As a Mechanical Engineer at Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation (E&S) he developed and built optical test benches, optical phase modulators and an invisible safety system for use with an ultra-high resolution (20+ megapixels) laser projection system. Additionally, he managed E&S’s patent portfolio which included assisting on a licensing deal with a multi-million dollar company.  He also spent nearly two years in-house as a patent agent for venture-backed Luminus Devices in procuring patents surrounding their innovative large surface-emitting LEDs.

Mr. Johnson’s technical familiarity includes: Mechanical devices, Medical Devices, Semiconductor devices, Optical Systems, Coatings, Actuators, LEDs, Etching and other Fabrication Process Methodologies, Lasers, Thermo-adhesives materials, Feed-back control systems, Color-rendering conversion systems, Pixel intensity interpolation systems, Gamma tables, Data mining Networked Systems, CAD software, Application software, Business Methods, Board Games, and MEMS devices.

Mr. Johnson has been active in his community including drafting bylaws for a non-profit organization, volunteering as an assistant scoutmaster, and serving as the local alumni chapter president for the University of Utah.

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
    • Director of Campus Relations, ASUU
    • Kiteboarding Club Founder & Treasurer
  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
    • Student Intellectual Property Law Association Treasurer
    • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Licensed to practice in Massachusetts
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office

Mr. Johnson may be reached via email or called directly at +1-617-475-1603.

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