John J. DeRusso received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 2007 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, then attended George Mason University School of Law, where, in 2010, he completed the Patent Law Track and received his Juris Doctor. After law school, Mr. DeRusso was admitted to the Virginia State Bar and began work as a patent searcher for a northern Virginia law firm. While there, he was admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In 2013, Mr. DeRusso joined Diederiks & Whitelaw, PLC, where he focuses on patent searching, opinion-writing and patent and trademark prosecution.
Virginia State Bar, 2010 United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007
George Mason University School of Law, 2010 Intellectual Property Concentration