Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.
  • North Carolina State University, M.E.E.
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S.E.E.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals for Maryland
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Who We Are

John F. Rabena

Notable Engagements


Inter Partes Review of U.S. Patent No. 6,324,463 IPR2014-00291
Indmar Products Co., Inc. v. Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Co. 2:15-cv-02531-JFT (WD Tenn 2015)
Boos v. Amazon 8:15-cv-20-t-27-AEP (M.D. F.L. 2015)
McCormick & Company, Inc. v. Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc. 1:15-cv-03155-GLR (D. MD. 2015)
Kingsdown, Inc. v. XSENSOR Technology Corp., 1:15CV632 (MD NC 2015)
Blitzsafe Texas, LLC v. Toyota Motor Corp. et al., 2:15-cv-01277-JRG (ED TX 2015)
Adaptive Headlamp Technologies, Inc. v. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., CA 15-779 GMS (D. Del. 2015)
Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Co. vs. Indmar Products Co. Inc., 8:14-cv-04507-MGL (D.S.C. 2014)
Lear v. NHK Seating of America (E.D. Mich. 2013) Case No. 2:13-cv-12937-LJM-RSW
Darco International, Inc. v. Medical Supplies, Inc., 3:13-cv-28672 (S.D. WV 2013)
In the Matter of Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products 337-TA-888 (2013)
CCT v. Toyota, 1:13-CV-00086-GMS (D.Del. 2013)
Canatelo v. Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd., 3:13-cv-01099-JAG (D.P.R. 2013)
Leki Lenhart GMBH v. Dicks Sporting Goods et al. 1:13-cv-00099 (W.D. NY 2013)
M. Tile LTD, v. Hasbro, Inc., 1:13-cv-00451-GBL-TCB (E.D. VA 2013)
My Life Plan v. LifeMed ID, Inc., 5:13-cv-00909 (N.D. OH 2013)
In the Matter of Certain Video Analytic Devices 337-TA-795 (2012)
Princeton Digital Image Corp. v. Hewlett-Packard Company, 1:12-cv-00779 (S.D. N.Y. 2012)
In the Matter of Certain MEMS Microphones 337-TA-825 (2012)
Kingsdown Inc. v. King Koil Licensing Co., Inc., 1:11-cv-00220-WO-JEP (M.D. N.C. 2011)
National Institute for Strategic Technology Acuisition and Commercialization (NISTAC) v. Toyota et al.., 2:11-cv-11039 ( E.D. Mich. 2011)
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd v. Suyin Co. Ltd et al., 8:11-cv-00289-JST-FMO (C.D. Cal. 2011)
Macha IP LLC v. Sports Giant LLC et. al, 6:10-cv-00594 (E.D. Tex. 2010)
Kilopass Technology, Inc. v. Sidense Corp., 3:10-cv-02066-SI (N.D. Cal. 2010)
Minkus Electr. Display Sys. Inc. v. Zoom Media Corp. et. al. 1:10-cv-00666 (D. Del. 2010)
Balther v. American Honda Motor Corp Inc. et. al (Toyota) 6:10-cv-00078 (E.D. Tex. 2010)
General Electric Co. v. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., 3:10-cv-00276-F (N.D. Tex. 2010)
Xpoint Tech's, Inc. v. Intel Corp. et al, Case 09-cv-00026-SLR (D. Del. 2009)
Caliper v. Shimazdu 4:09-cv-00034 (E.D. Tex. 2009)
Eaton Corp. v. ZF Meritor LLC, 2:03-cv-74844 (E.D. Mich. 2008)
In the Matter of Certain Low Antimony Phosphoric Acid 337-620 (USITC 2007)
Girafa Inc. v. Yahoo. 1:07-787 (D. Del. 2007)
Magna Donnelly Corp. v. Pilkington NA, Inc. et. al. 4:06-cv-00126 (W.D. Mich. 2006)
Microwave Networks, Inc. v. NEC Corp (WD Texas 2006)
Koito Manufacturing Co. v. Turn-Key-Tech, LLC, 3:02-cv-00273-H-LSP (CASD 2006)
Contois Music Tech, LLC v. Apple Computer Inc., 2:05-cv-00163 (D. Vt. 2005)
NEC v. Harris (N.D. Cal 2004)
Summit Tech., Inc. v. Nidek Co., 1:98-cv-12611-EFH (MAD 2002)
In the Matter of Certain Excimer Laser Surgery Devices (USITC 1999)
Calmac Mfg v. Dunham Bush, et.al. (E.D. Va 1998)
Digital Equipment Corp. v. Intel Corp. (N.D. Cal 1997)
C.S. Telecom S.A. v. Hewlett Packard (D.D.C. 1996)
IBM Corp. v. Connor Peripherals (N.D. Calif. 1993)
NHK Spring Co., Ltd. v. Intri-Plex Technologies, Inc. et al. 3:17-cv-04691-WHO (CAND 2017)
NHK Spring Co., Ltd. et al v. Intri-Plex Technologies, Inc. et al 5-17-cv-04685 (CAND 2017)
Blue Sky Networks, LLC v. Toyota Motor North America, Inc. et al 6-17-cv-00435 (TXED 2017)
Zito LLC v. CRJ, Inc. et al MDD 1-17-cv-01733 (MDD 2017)
NHK Seating of America, Inc. v. Lear Corporation CAFC-17-1888 (CAFC 2017)
Intri-Plex Technologies, Inc. v. NHK International Corporation et al CAND-3-17-cv-01097 (CAND 2017)
Lear Corporation v. NHK Seating of America, Inc. CAFC-16-1722 (CAFC 2016)
Lear Corporation v. NHK Seating of America, Inc. CAFC-16-1721 (CAFC 2016)
Lear Corporation v. NHK Seating of America, Inc. CAFC-16-1717 (CAFC 2016)
Lear Corporation v. NHK Seating of America, Inc. CAFC 16-1716 (CAFC 2016)
Blitzsafe Texas, LLC v. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. et al TXED 2-15-cv-01274 (TXED 2015)
In the Matter of Certain Automated Mechanical Transmission Systems, ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-503 (2004)
Certified Measurement LLC v. YokoGawa Corporation of America DED-1-16-cv-01158