John L. Wood

John L. Wood


Areas of Practice

Business Law: Commercial, Corporate/LLC, Real Estate, Technology/E-commerce Trademarks

Contact

Phone: (865) 546-0500

Fax: (865) 525-5293

Email: JWood@emlaw.com

Education

J.D., University of Tennessee, summa cum laude

M.S. Computer Science, magna cum laude, Clemson University

B.S. Computer Science, magna cum laude, Clemson University

Admissions

Tennessee

Distinctions

Order of the Coif

Teaching

Adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law - Contract Drafting

Software Licensing Spring of 2015, Spring of 2016

Shareholder

John Wood practices in Technology, Corporate and Commercial Law. His work primarily consists of the following:

  • Software Licensing
  • Advising Technology Companies
  • Business and Entity Formations
  • Trademark registration
  • Copyright registration
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Investments in existing businesses

Due to John’s background in software development and management he assists technology companies with outsourcing arrangements, licensing agreements, reseller agreements, entity formation, and various other matters. John also actively advises companies on trademark, trade secret, and copyright law.

Prior to attending law school, John worked for 14 years in the computer software industry. He worked for IBM before joining startup company NetIQ/Ganymede Software in Raleigh, where he held various programming and managerial positions. He and his family then moved to Calabasas, California, where John held a directorial position at Ixia, an IP performance testing corporation. Notably, John is co-inventor for five patents.

While a law student, John was Student Materials Editor of the Tennessee Law Review. John also served as Co-coordinator for the UT Pro Bono Homeless Project, partnering with the law school and Legal Aid in offering legal counsel to constituents of Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries.