John Di Giacomo

Internet lawyer and Intellectual Property Attorney
Contact: (231) 714-0100
Law School: Michigan State University
Jurisdiction: Michigan


About John Di Giacomo
John Di Giacomo is an experienced business, intellectual property, litigation, and Internet lawyer practicing in the areas of copyright, trademark, domain name disputes, e-money, e-payment systems, contracts, defamation, Internet law, Communications Decency Act ยง230 immunity issues, international commercial law, cybersquatting and domain name disputes, video game law, adult industry law, Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), E-Sign Act, shrinkwrap, browsewrap, and clickwrap issues, computer tort claims (e.g. trespass to chattels for unauthorized entry & spamming), and other intellectual property or business law related areas. John has litigated intellectual property, business, and commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the United States, including in front of courts of appeals and international arbitration bodies, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization, National Arbitration Forum, and the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law. He has been published and interviewed concerning Internet Law, business law, and intellectual property issues by various media outlets, including Intellectual Property Magazine, Canadian Public Radio, and newspapers across the country. John lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife Brooke and dog Grimace. He is a board member of the Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, the Traverse City History Center, and a former board member of the Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Antrim Bar Association. He is a member of the Independent Game Developers Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Copyright Society of the USA. When not practicing law, John enjoys sailing, fly fishing, backpacking, and, of course, spending time with his wife.
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Internet Law
  • General Civil
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Partner, Revision Legal/Newburg Law
Currently serving clients in the areas of commercial litigation, including copyright, cybersquatting, trademark, contract, defamation, and e-commerce litigation, corporate formation and financing, trademark registration, copyright registration, trade secrets, advertising law, domain name disputes, cybersquatting, non-compete agreements, intellectual property licensing and maintenance, media law, video game law, computer torts, entertainment law, Internet law, and outsourced general counsel services.
Michigan State UniversityJ.D.Intellectual Property
Honors: Graduated cum laude
Professional Associations
Board Member, ph Productions Comedy Theater
Member, The Copyright Society of the United States
Board Member, Traverse City Downtown Development Authority
Board Member, Traverse City History Center
Board Member, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim Bar Association Board of Governors
Member, Independent Game Developers Association
Member, Electronic Frontier Foundation


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Revision Legal
227 Lake Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684
Telephone: (231) 714-0100