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John J Davis III

John J Davis III

Managing Member, Business & IP Attorney

9 years of experience

Intellectual Property, Business Law, Patents, Trademarks, Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Products Liability, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning, Immigration Law



John Davis is a founder and Managing Member at Kearney, McWilliams & Davis, PLLC. He practices and oversees the firm’s intellectual property, residential and commercial property, commercial transactions, and litigation practice areas. For his clients, John focuses on business problems and solutions, including entity creation, financing, mergers & acquisitions, entity reorganizations, dispute resolution, and corporate best practices and business strategy. His experience includes providing assistance in the creation of companies and commercialization of technologies, including identifying and filing appropriate intellectual property protections in patents, trademarks, and copyrights, as well as the enforcement of such rights. He also serves as counsel, mentor, or advisor to various companies and clients at several startup, incubator, and accelerator programs in Texas, including TMCx, JLABs, Station Houston, and Houston Exponential. Dr. Davis represents a broad range of clients from early start-up companies and serial entrepreneurs to private funds or investment groups, as well as publicly traded corporations. Accumulating expertise from his own personal and professional experiences in academia, corporate pharma, small business, and now multi-member partnerships, John's preferred clients typically share his common interests and goals of starting, developing, successfully managing, and expanding their own businesses. John completed his Ph.D. in Virology and Gene Therapy at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2006, subsequently working for a local Houston pharmaceutical company designing and engineering translational medicines and biotherapeutics for cancer and immune disorders. He received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2012. Prior to working as an attorney, Dr. Davis was a translational research scientist in oncology, immunology, gene therapy, and genetic engineering. He is also a small business owner, managing and operating an online ad company. View More ›


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Practice Area

Intellectual Property
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution,
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration,
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration,
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts,
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration,
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills,
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas,


German: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Associate Scientist
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
2006 - 2008


South Texas College of Law

J.D. (2012) | Intellectual Property

South Texas College of Law
University of Texas - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Ph.D. (2006) | Virology and Gene Therapy

University of Texas - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Baylor University

B.S. (2000) | Biology

Baylor University


2010 Garland Walker Mock Trial Tournament: Best Advocate
South Texas College of Law
2011-2012 Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society: President
South Texas College of Law
2011-2012 Alternative Dispute Resolution Advocates: President
South Texas College of Law
2012 Jim Alfini/Hans Lawton Award in Dispute Resolution
South Texas College of Law

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas


Activities: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust and Business Litigation; Business Law; Corporate Counsel Section; Environmental and Natural Resources Law; Immigration and Nationality Law; Intellectual Property Law; Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law; Tax Section

State Bar of Texas

Websites & Blogs

Kearney, McWilliams & Davis

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