Hon. John J. Hughes (Ret.), a retired U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey who joined JAMS in 2009, is a pioneer in the rapidly evolving field of electronic discovery. He participated in the formulation of one of the first local U.S. District Court rules for e-discovery and participated in a joint U.S. Courts Administrative Office/Department of Justice group that reported on electronic technology in the criminal justice system and recommended various innovations. Judge Hughes is highly regarded by counsel for skillfully settling complicated cases and for his ability to keep parties focused on the issues to reach an amicable resolution.
- Settled claim of invalid patent filed to make generic version of herpes medication; GlaxoSmithKline v. Ranbaxy
- Settled four patent disputes regarding a heart congestion medicine:
- Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries v. Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
- Teva v. Ranbaxy
- Teva v. Lupin
- Teva v. Mylan
- Settled trademark dispute involving cyber squatting; Trend Motors v. Grand Touring Motorcars
- Settled dispute involving claim of infringement on “settlement program” patent; Cybersettle v. National Arbitration Forum
- Settled and heard numerous trademark infringement cases including;
- Terminix v. Terminite
- Eurolite International v. Eurolite Inc.
- Dispute involving alleged infringement on architectural floor plan design for residences; Scholz Design v. Coldwell Banker
- Patent infringement case between two medical companies; Medavante v. ProxyMed Inc.