John B. Bishop

John B. Bishop

Indianapolis, Indiana

John Bishop concentrates his practice in the areas of intellectual property rights and enforcement and civil litigation. John's intellectual property practice is concentrated in the registration of copyrights, trademarks, and the enforcement of trade secrets.
John graduated from Indiana University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and earned his Juris Doctorate from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013. While in law school, John clerked for Chief Judge Margret G. Robb of the Indiana Court of Appeals where he assisted in drafting appellate opinions that will guide Indiana attorneys in future cases. He also interned at CMG Worldwide where he focused on the protection of various registered trademarks as well as the rights of publicity of numerous celebrities and public figures.
John is admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court, the Indiana Appellate Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement
  • Registration of Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Enforcement of Trade Secrets
  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2017


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2013
  • Indiana University
    • B.S. - 2010
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Biology


  • IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law Trademark Clearance practices
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Patent Law and Trademark and Copyright Year in Review, 2015 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • 2018, 2019 Rising Star, Indiana Super Lawyers-Intellectual Property Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana University Alumni Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association-Intellectual Property Section , Chair
  • The Sagamore American Inn of Court, Associate , 2015 - 2017
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Bar Leader Series, Member, Class 14
  • Venture Club of Indiana, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Chief Judge Margret G. Robb of the Indiana Court of Appeals, Clerk
  • CMG Worldwide, Legal Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past President-Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Young Leadership Committee
  • Little 500 Riders' Counsel-Indiana University Student Foundation, 2009 - 2010
  • Past Chair, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Fire and Ice spring gala
  • Fundraiser and Cyclist, Tours de Cure for American Diabetes Association, 2011 - 2014


  • Pi Kappa Phi