JOHN R. ROSS III was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1965. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1988. Upon graduation, John spent six years as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy. In 1993, while still in the Navy and on shore duty, Mr. Ross entered law school at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA, and later graduated in 1996.
While in the Navy, Mr. Ross served as an officer onboard two destroyers deployed to the Western Pacific and Persian Gulf. After successful completion of the two sea tours, Mr. Ross reported to shore duty at Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (FCTCPAC) in Point Loma, CA. Mr. Ross continues to live in the San Diego area with his wife, Celina Ross (née Romero), and their four children.
Mr. Ross first began working with his father at Ross Patent Law Office as a law clerk in 1995 while still attending law school, and later became a partner. As a patent attorney with years of experience, Mr. Ross has helped many clients obtain patent protection in a variety of practice areas, including many patents covering the electrical and mechanical areas of practice. In addition, Mr. Ross has also successfully obtained trademark and servicemark protection for his clients.
Mr. Ross is a member of the California State Bar, San Diego County and American Bar Associations, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.