John Battaglia

Fisch Sigler LLPSuperstar Lawyer

  Washington, DC office
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John T. Battaglia is a seasoned trial lawyer with a record of dozens of jury trial wins and appellate victories. John was appointed as deputy associate attorney general of the United States by the administration of President George W. Bush.

While at Fisch Sigler, John has represented clients across a diverse set of technologies. Just starting with the letter A, his range of work spans from ABB Corporation (mechanical) to (electrical) to Amneal Pharmaceuticals (chemical). He also represents companies whose names do not start with the letter "A."

John remains a recognized authority on jury trial strategy and presentation. John was selected and has served for more than a decade as a faculty member at the University of Virginia Law School’s Trial Advocacy College, as well as faculty at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). John was named an "IP Star" in the most recent Managing IP magazine IP World Handbook and Survey. John was also selected for inclusion in the most recent edition of the Expert Guides: World's Leading Litigation Lawyers. John has also been named to the SuperLawyer's annual listing.

John is also an accomplished appellate advocate. His wins include cases in the United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit, as well as the Second, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits. John argued Papst Licensing v. Fuji Film, the Federal Circuit's first application of the Supreme Court's decision in Teva v. Sandoz, and the victory that John lead for Papst has already been cited over 250 times in this short time.

John clerked for the Honorable Paul R. Michel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Honorable William T. Prince of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. John also served as a trial lawyer and federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice, where he was selected for the DOJ's prestigious and highly selective Honors Program.

John was previously a partner at Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP.

John has been recognized repeatedly for success in the courtroom. Some of his accolades include:

  • The Expert Guides: "World’s Leading Litigation Lawyers"
  • Managing IP: "IP Star"
  • Super Lawyers

Boston College Law School
J.D., cum laude, 1997

Boston College
B.A., cum laude, 1992

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