John Hardaway: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

John Hardaway

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Greenville,  SC  U.S.A.
Phone864.370.2211

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Practice Areas

  • International
  • Intellectual Property
  • Startups - Innovation Team
  • Energy Law
  • Manufacturing
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Alternative Energy Law
  • Chemistry, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical
  • Energy
 
University Clemson University, B.S., 1967; Iowa State University, M.S., 1969
 
Law SchoolCatholic University of America and University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D., 1975
 
Admitted1975, Tennessee; 1976, South Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
 
Biography

John B. Hardaway, III practices in the intellectual property group.

Mr. Hardaway's practice of intellectual property law was with government and/or industry until 1980 when he went into private practice. The Hardaway Law Firm, P.A. was started in 1980 and grew to nine IP attorneys before the firm joined Nexsen Pruet in 1999.

Mr. Hardaway received a B.S. degree in Ceramic Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Science degree from Iowa State University also in Ceramic Engineering.

Mr. Hardaway attended law school at Catholic University while also working as an Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He received a J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee while employed in the office of Chief Counsel of the Atomic Energy Commission for the handling of patent matters for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Career Highlights

· American Intellectual Property Law Association - Past Chairman, IP Practice in Japan Committee

· Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Association of the Carolinas - Past President

· US Bar - Japanese Patent Office Liaison Council, Past Chairman

· International Trademark Association - SC State Trademark Editor

· FICPI - Chairman, US Section (2009-2012); Presented on Trademark Licensing at 2005 FICPI Open Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, 2007 Beijing Forum, 2008 Florence, Italy Forum

· Moderated INTA Forum in Munich on European Trademark Laws in December 2001

· South Carolina Bar - Former Delegate

· Citizens Ambassador's Programs on patent and trademark related projects to China, Japan and the former Soviet Union - Delegate

· Named to Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists, 2006

· Rotary International Youth Exchange - Chairperson

News

77 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that 77 attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America for 2014.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2013.

Four Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to Greenville's "Legal Elite"
Greenville attorneys, Billy Wilkins, David Gossett, John Hardaway and Tom Stephenson have been named to Greenville Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2012.

John Hardaway Represents Intellectual Property Law Attorneys at the 31st Annual Congress of the International Association of ATRIP
John Hardaway represented the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) at the 31st Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching in Research and Intellectual Property (ATRIP).

John Hardaway and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys Meet with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Nexsen Pruet attorney, John Hardaway, and other members of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), met in Washington, DC last month with the leadership of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

John Hardaway Serves as U.S. Delegate at Executive Council of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
Nexsen Pruet attorney, John Hardaway, represents the U.S. at the Executive Council of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) in Melbourne, Australia.

John Hardaway Represents U.S. at Executive Council of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
Nexsen Pruet attorney John Hardaway represented the U.S. as a delegate on the Executive Council of Federation Internationale des Conseils En Propriete Intellectuelle (FICPI) held in Rome, Italy in November of 2011.

62 Attorneys Named to the 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers®
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 62 of its attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®.

Fifty-nine Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®; Five Practice Areas Listed Among Top in the Carolinas
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 59 of its attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers®.

A Trip to Japan with the American Intellectual Property Law Association
John Hardaway authors a review of the committee's activity following a his trip in the Spring of 2010.

John Hardaway Elected President of U.S. Section of The International Federation of Intellectual Property
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that John Hardaway has been elected President of the U.S. Section of The International Federation of Intellectual Property.

Fifty-eight Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®
Fifty-eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Client Alert: Act Now To Protect Trademarks On Facebook
The popular social networking site Facebook recently announced that starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 13, users could create personalized URLs for their pages. This poses a potential threat to trademark owners, who should act immediately to protect their rights.

Nexsen Pruet Moves into New Office Space in Greenville
Nexsen Pruet has moved into new office space in Greenville.

John Hardaway Speaks to International Groups of Intellectual Property Attorneys
John B. Hardaway, III, a member in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office, led presentations to attorneys from around the world at two Federation Internationale Des Conseils En Propriete Industrielle symposiums.

Intellectual Property Group Recognized in Leading Trade Publication
Nexsen Pruet announced today that it has been recognized in "Who Protects Innovation in America 2008" by IP Law & Business.

"Please re-lease me: Upstate office glut looms"
The October 27, 2008 edition of GSA Business features a story about Nexsen Pruet's upcoming move and the amount of vacant office space in the Greenville area.

John Hardaway Chairs International Meeting

John Hardaway makes Presentation to Japanese Patent Attorneys Association in Tokyo, Japan

John Hardaway Presents at FICPI Symposium in Beijing, China
John B. Hardaway, III, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office, joined speakers from Europe, Asia and China at the first ever FICPI Symposium in Beijing, China.

John Hardaway Attends FICPI Executive Council Meeting in Amsterdam
John B. Hardaway, III, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office, was one of only two U.S. delegates to attend the Federation Internationale Des Conseils en Propriete Industrialle (FIPCI) Executive Council Meeting in Amsterdam.

John Hardaway Discusses IP Issues in Presentation to Japanese Officials
John Hardaway, a Member (partner) in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office, recently completed a series of presentations in Japan in which he discussed intellectual property issues with a broad range of officials and businesses representatives.

John Hardaway Chairman-Elect of US Section of International IP Organization
John B. Hardaway, III, a member of the Nexsen Pruet law firm, has been voted Chairman-Elect of the United States Section of an international group of patent and trademark attorneys.

Nexsen Pruet Attorney Takes Part In International IP Seminar In Portugal
John B. Hardaway III, an attorney in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office, delivered a presentation and participated in a panel at an international Intellectual Property forum November 2-5, 2005 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Hardaway Inducted Into Clemson Science and Engineering Academy
John B. Hardaway III, an attorney in Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office who practices in the Intellectual Property Group, was inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists.

John Hardaway Elected to Board of International Intellectual Property Organization
The American British and Canadian Sections of FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Counseils en Propriété Industrielle) held its annual meeting in Portsmouth New Hampshire, June 1-7, 2004.

John Hardaway to Represent The United States at International Intellectual Property Conference
John Hardaway will be the United States Delegate to the Executive Council Meeting of FICPI ( Fédération Internationale des Counseils en Propriété Industrielle).

John Hardaway Elected to the U.S. Council For Global Intellectual Property Group
John Hardaway, an intellectual property attorney with Nexsen Pruet Jacobs & Pollard, LLC, has been elected to the world's only association for intellectual property attorneys in private practice.

Nexsen Pruet Attorney Addresses AIPLA
Nexsen Pruet attorney addresses the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) at the 2003 spring meeting.

Hardaway Moderates Trade Mark Forum in Munich
John Hardaway will be the moderator of an educational forum in Munich, Germany, December 3-4, 2001 sponsored by the International Trademark Association.

Hardaway appointed Chairman of the AIPLA Japan Practice Committee
John Hardaway, a co-leader of the Intellectual Property Practice of Nexsen Pruet Jacobs & Pollard, LLC, has been appointed Chairman of the AIPLA Japan Practice Committee.

Publications

International Law Update
Appeals court says international contract requires litigation in England.

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:

- Shaking Up Trademarks

- What's a Bilski?

- How Does Cotton Affect Patent Rights in Brazil?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:

- The Patent Reform Act of 2010

- Notable IP Group Activities

- The Transformative Obama "Hope" Poster Fair Use or an Infringing Derivative Work?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:

- Court Applies "Reasonableness" Standard to Invention Assignment

- I Lost Fifty Pounds Using This Product!!!

- Why Should Cash-Strapped Start-Up Companies Spend Money on IP Attorneys?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:

- South Carolina and The Wind Energy Debate

- Virtual Mediation

- Damages in Patent Cases

- Liability Risks for Corporate Networking Websites

Employment Law Update - August 2009
This edition focuses on three Department of Labor opinion letters that address how cost-cutting strategies like mandatory furloughs and reduced workweeks may affect an employee's exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. It also updates pending North Carolina legislation that, if passed, would require private sector employers to use E-Verify to check the legal status of new hires.

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains articles related to:

1. Trademark Protection in NC Under State Statutes

2. Using a Trademark in Commerce

3. Damages in Patent Cases, Part 2 of 3

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains articles related to:

1) The Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (a.k.a. PRO-IP Act)

2) Damages in Patent Cases, Part 1 of 3

3) Non-traditional Trademarks and Servicemarks

Cost Comparison of Official Fees for Euro-PCT Application
This schedule outlines the official fees through the EP Regional phase entry of an international (PCT) application filed with the RO/US. It compares the cost for an application which chooses the USPTO as ISA and IPEA to those for the same application where the EPO is the ISA and IPEA.

The Enablement Requirement of 35U.S.C. 112
The history of the enablement requirement 35 USC ?112, Clarification of one who is "skilled in the art," and when a specification must be enabling.

International Patent Protection: An Overview for the United States Applicant
An Overview for the United States Applicant

Events

The Legalities of Doing Business in China: Live Seminar

Civic & Professional Memberships

· Board Member Children's Hospital of the Greenville Hospital System

· Board member Greenville YMCA

· Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle, U.S. President

· International Trademark Association

· Japanese Patent Office Liaison Council of the U.S. Bar

· Board Member Meals On Wheels

· Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Association of the Carolinas

· Rotary International

· Vestry St. James Episcopal Church

· Board Member and Former Co-Chair Japan America Association of South Carolina

· Board Member Centre Stage

 
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John Hardaway

55 E. Camperdown Way, Fourth Floor, 29601
GreenvilleSC 29603




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