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John H. Sklar concentrates his practice in complex civil and intellectual property litigation.  In practice more than 35 years, Mr. Sklar has considerable state and federal trial and appellate experience and frequently handles international and domestic commercial litigation and arbitration.  He has extensive experience in counseling clients in multijurisdictional litigation and arbitration.

Mr. Sklar’s trial practice covers many areas of law and has included issues relating to commercial and construction disputes, banking practices, bankruptcy, fiduciary rights and obligations, negligence and malpractice actions, insurance, real estate, probate and estate administration, trust disputes, will contests, and general business litigation.  Mr. Sklar has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, particularly in disputes concerning intellectual property infringement and misappropriation, and has handled numerous trademark prosecutions.

Mr. Sklar is a member of the Bars in Texas and Florida. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Areas Of Focus

  International Arbitration
  Intellectual Property
  Wills, Trusts & Estates

Selected Professional & Business Activities

Member, State Bar of Texas

Member, The Florida Bar

Member, American Bar Association

Adjunct Professor, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston,



University of Houston Law Center, LL.M. Candidate, Intellectual Property Law
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, J.D., 1985
University of Michigan, B.S.E., Industrial & Operations Engineering, 1979

Bar & Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States Patent and Trademark Office