John Bailey has practiced in the intellectual property field since 1985. Mr. Bailey is experienced in opinion practice (validity, infringement and due diligence) and in interference practice. He has extensive patent application preparation experience in the areas of organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry and biotechnology. Mr. Bailey also has experience in the preparation of replies to USPTO correspondence (e.g., restriction requirements, office actions, etc.), the preparation of Appeal Briefs and attending oral hearings before the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. His practice also includes design patent prosecution and post-grant review.

Mr. Bailey’s experience includes a one year stay in Osaka, Japan (1999), counseling and training Japanese clients in U.S. patent law in the areas of chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.


  • October 16, 2017

    Written Description: A State of Uncertainty

    by John Bailey, John Heithaus, and Ohireime Eromosele | World Intellectual Property Review

    As the bounds of antibody written description have yet to be clarified in the US, what can applicants do to protect their inventions?