Sughrue Mion, PLLC Partner Joins World Trade Center San Diego Board

The World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD) approved John B. Scherling, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, to join the WTCSD Board of Directors at the December 14, 2012 Annual Business Meeting.

As a Partner in the San Diego office of Sughrue Mion, PLLC, Scherling's practice focuses on litigation and resolution of intellectual property disputes, primarily relating to patents, trademarks and trade secrets for Sughrue's domestic and international clients. Scherling completed his undergraduate studies at Iowa State University (B.S. with Honors and Distinction) and received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University.

Scherling previously served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California, during which time he received numerous awards from the Department of Justice and Department of State. He served as Co-Chair of the Attorney Representative Committee for the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California, and was a member of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee. He was recognized as a San Diego Super Lawyer (2012) in Intellectual Property Litigation.