Juan J. Garcia is an associate attorney practicing international trade, intellectual property, and customs law. His practice focuses on Section 337 investigations of unfair competition before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Juan represents foreign and domestic clients in a broad range of industries and advises clients on various matters involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.
Juan’s litigation practice involves all aspects of unfair trade litigation. His experience includes motions practice, pre- and post-trial briefing, assisting discovery efforts, and conducting legal research analysis. Juan also assists with pre-filing due diligence and post-investigation enforcement efforts.
Prior to joining the firm, Juan worked for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) where he evaluated statutory and regulatory compliance of various executive branch agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Housing and Urban Development, and U.S. Copyright Office. Juan also interned with the White House Domestic Policy Council under the Obama Administration and GAO’s Office of the Inspector General.
During law school, Juan worked as a summer associate at a large law firm in Texas. He successfully represented underserved clients as Chief of SMU Dedman School of Law’s Civil Clinic and was a 1L Practice Pro Diversity Scholar and Deason Center Scholar.