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John C. Cain

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John C. Cain



John C. Cain


  • University of Houston
    Law School
    Houston, TX
    Juris Doctorate
  • Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX
  • Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Honors and Awards

  • AV-Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • World Trademark Review 1000 – Recommended Individual (2011 – 2019)
  • Committee Member International Trademark Association (currently on Trademark Office Practices Committee, formerly on Non-Traditional Trademarks Committee, Membership Services Committee, Trademark Administration Committee, and Anti-Counterfeiting and Enforcement Committee)
  • Who’s Who Legal — International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers (2014-2019)
  • Texas’ Best Lawyers (Intellectual Property) – The Best Lawyers in America (2009 – 2019)
  • ALM 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in IP Law
  • Managing IP’s IP Stars (2014-2019)
  • Euromoney’s Trade Mark Expert Guide (2014-2019)

Attorney Bio

John Cain is a partner practicing in the firm’s intellectual property and trademark law groups. He handles all aspects of intellectual property counseling and transactional practice and litigation, with an emphasis on trademark portfolio management and trademark and copyright clearance, procurement, licensing, and enforcement. John represents clients of all sizes in numerous industries, including retail consumer products, semiconductors, telecommunications, insurance, oilfield tools, electronics, and financial services.

As a long-time active committees’ member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) John works with an extensive, hand-picked network of trademark professionals around the world to manage international portfolios for several trademark clients.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Association
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas (inactive)