John Strand is a shareholder in Wolf Greenfield’s Trademark & Copyright Practice and focuses on the enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights in trademarks, trade dress, domain names, and patents. He represents clients in courts throughout the country and abroad in a number of industries including music streaming, podcasts, airport and border security and detection services, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, internet-based sales, yacht brokerage, and military and snow helmets.
In addition to his contested matter work, John has extensive experience in counseling clients to help avoid disputes and develop their intellectual property protection, in particular in the area of blockchain technologies, including cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Web 3.0 issues.
"John Strand is passionate about the subject matter and the less traditional things. He thinks about things outside of the box."
"When I refer to John and Allen [Rugg], I think of them in the top tier of capabilities, and they have great client interaction, cut through the noise and give good, crisp advice. That shows they get us."
John has been repeatedly named to The Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, he has been named to the list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers in the field of intellectual property litigation. Previously, he was repeatedly named one of the Massachusetts Super Lawyers’ "Rising Stars" in the field of intellectual property litigation. John is also named to World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.