John Behles

Registered US Patent Practitioner


Senior US Patent Practitioner licensed to practice patent law before United States Patent & Trade Mark Office (USPTO).  


US Patent Drafting, Filing and Prosecution

Patent Procurement Strategy

Representation is limited to matters related to patent proceedings before the United States Patent & Trade Mark Office including preparing, filing and prosecuting US patent applications (Utility, Design, Plant), Appeals, Post Grant and Inter Partes Review Proceedings, and providing opinions relating to these proceedings.


Mechanical Engineering

Software Technologies

Electrical Engineering


14 years


John Behles is an accomplished US attorney with 14 years of success in the legal industry and specializing in intellectual property law.  He is a registered patent practitioner and possess a technical degree in mechanical engineering, and has specific experience in protecting a wide array of mechanical inventions including but not limited to LED lighting and control systems, medical devices including orthopedic devices and implants, dental products, sporting goods, aquaculture, farm equipment, hydraulics, oil and gas, three dimensional filters, algae-based biofuel processing systems, hybrid vehicles, and assorted optic and laser technologies computer hardware, and computer software. He also has extensive experience with computer hardware and software inventions data encryption and tokenization, bitcoin, blockchain, Internet-of-Things, intrusion detection and data privacy, telecommunications, homomorphic encryption, AI (various types of machine learning and neural networks), cloud computing, remote backup systems, three dimensional gaming, machine translation, content management, database management, processor architectures, and document coding – just to name a few. 

He also has extensive experience in counseling clients with respect to subject matter eligibility, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications in order to comply with the rigorous and ever-changing standards of 35 U.S.C. 101.

Other experience includes re-examination, appeals, and accelerated patent examination processes before the USPTO.

He leverages extensive experience in conducting product research and development, making technical phrases understandable to the general public, and driving customer engagement efforts.

John has written hundreds of patents for products and concepts in diverse industries . He received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa College of Engineering and a Juris Doctor from the College of Law at the University of Tulsa.

John Behles works on a contract basis for FAI PATENTS