Our firm consists of veteran, collaborative law professionals who have worked together in a variety of capacities for many years. In addition to our founding partners, Wagner Blecher LLP also includes registered patent attorneys and patent agents, as well as patent engineers, with expertise in a wide range of technical specialties.

John P. Wagner, Jr.

Patent Attorney - Partner
Voice: 408-377-0500
Fax: 408-377-0501

Practice Focus

John Wagner has been involved in patent law for nearly 20 years. He drafts high technology related patent applications, handles portfolio analysis, and deals with patent validity and infringement issues.

John's fields of technical application include streaming media, mass storage systems, imaging technologies, capacitive sensing devices, microprocessor manufacturing technology and processes, mass spectrometry, global positioning systems, semiconductor lasers, silicon-on insulates, computer hardware and software, flash EEPROM's, VLSI systems and optical scanners. He is also knowledgeable about integrated circuit design and packaging, laser technology, and physics.

Professional Background

Before entering the practice of law, John was a manufacturing engineer at Integrated Circuit Packaging Corp. in San Jose where he was responsible for analysis of surface mount manufacturing processes, implementation of productivity improvement and cost reduction programs, and manufacturing assembly operations as well as test equipment design and evaluation.

Technology Focus

  • Streaming Media
  • Semiconductors
  • Mass Storage Systems
  • Capacitive Sensing


  • California Western School of Law
    • J.D., 1992
  • University of Arizona
    • B.S., Physics, 1989

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office