John Carson

Of Counsel at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

John Carson is of counsel in Lewis Roca’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Clients turn to John for strategic planning and licensing, and all phases of eCommerce, patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. John is particularly well-versed in computer hardware and software, electrochemical, optics, and electromechanical systems.

With more than 50 years of experience in intellectual property law, and an impressive array of leadership positions in professional and community organizations, John is often called upon as an arbitrator and mediator, and is considered a national authority on ethics and intellectual property issues. John started his own firm before becoming a partner at a leading international law firm. He has also been a trademark consultant to the California and Idaho secretaries of state.

John’s interest in the arts has led to involvement with the Huntington Library and memberships with their Art Collectors Council, art overseers, and library overseers. He is also a volunteer for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses and Pasadena Humane Society.


  • Of Counsel

    Current role