John Gillis

John Gillis is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association.

John has acquired over 20 years of software and hardware development experience from employment in the defense, R&D, and telecommunications sectors prior to obtaining his law degree. John has a B.S.E.E from Northeastern University, an M.S. in Systems Engineering from Boston University, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Prior to his law career, John consulted for and/or held senior engineering positions in companies such as Digital Equipment Corporation, Raytheon, FLIR Systems, Motorola, and various small/start-up telecommunications companies.

John's experience enables him to draft applications across a wide range of technologies including software development platforms and toolchains, data security, Software as a Service (SaaS) components, data communications and telecommunications systems, image processing, and electrical systems and circuits, in examples.

john.gillis@houstonllp.com