John K. Shimmick

John Shimmick is a Patent Attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. For more than a decade, John has advised medical technology companies on protecting and enforcing their domestic and international intellectual property rights, as well as venture capitalists investing in companies. John’s clients are involved with a broad array of technologies, including ophthalmology, healthcare technology, medical instrumentation, implantable devices, surgical robotics, medical imaging and hearing devices. In a previous career, John managed VISX, Inc.’s research department and invented laser surgery systems that have treated millions of eyes; he is an inventor on over 40 patents worldwide.