Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty N-Z

John Nethery

Title/s: Partner, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

Phone: 312.321.4200

E-mail: jnethery@brinkshofer.com


Mr. Nethery's legal experience includes more than 14 years of strategizing and executing domestic and international patent prosecution for complex electrical and computer technologies, engaging in infringement and validity opinion analyses, working with expert witnesses in support of licensing and litigation, and other intellectual property endeavors.

Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Mr. Nethery worked in industry as a computer engineer. His hardware and software engineering experience includes laptop computer design, fiber optic data communication systems, embedded controller design, FCC EMC testing and compliance, and local peripheral and video device bus mastering designs implemented with erasable programmable digital logic devices.


B.S., with distinction, Computer Science, Iowa State University, 1990
B.S., with distinction, Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, 1990
M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, 1993
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 1997

Program Areas

Patent Prosecution Seminar