Glen Johnson Named Han Santos IP Counseling Practice Lead

Glen Johnson Named Han Santos IP Counseling Practice Lead

February 2020—Han Santos is proud to announce that Senior Attorney Glen Johnson will now lead the Firm’s IP Counseling Practice.

Johnson, who first joined the firm as Of Counsel in the summer of 2020, brings over 25 years of experience including 20 years of senior and managerial roles in intellectual property prosecution, transaction strategy, and corporate counseling experience at Microsoft Corporation, Nortel Networks and Stoel Rives LLP.

“We are thrilled to have Glen Johnson at Han Santos. In his short time here, he has driven several complex and unorthodox IP matters to successful completion. I am confident he is the right person to grow and scale our IP Counseling Practice,” –Pat Santos, Managing Partner.

As lead, Johnson will manage the IP Counseling team comprised of associate Gloria Steinberg, Patent Agent Richard Dodson, and Patent Analyst Vlad Diaconu.

With the elevation to Practice Lead and formalization of his relationship within the firm, Johnson continues the firm's diversification of services, specifically satisfying the need for complex business strategy.

Johnson brings with him best practices in complex IP matters of Fortune 500 companies, that will now serve our clients. His recent representative matters include:

  • Successful completion of an IP Due Diligence project for an acquisition by a public company.
  • Negotiation assistance in a mediation involving many parties with several hundred million dollars at stake.
  • Coordinating response of a public company to a patent assertion from a non-practicing entity.
  • Negotiation of a tech transfer license for a large startup.

We look forward to the expansion of this team in addition to our other emerging practices and office expansions throughout 2021.

Read more about Glen Johnson’s background and career.

About the Firm:

Han Santos is a full-service, minority-owned, law firm, representing companies from formation to exit. The core counseling team includes highly skilled technical, business, and operating professionals that have gone on to become legal experts. This allows Han Santos to provide high-quality, agile counsel to companies in all stages of growth and operation, as well as all aspects of their Corporate, Securities, Privacy, and Intellectual Property Matters.


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