John Fonder

John Fonder

Senior Adviser for Business Strategy



John Fonder is a renowned intellectual property attorney based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He advises Kingsfield team on international business and legal service market in Asia.

John has spent considerable time living and working in China and Taiwan and maintains close relationships in academic, business, and legal circles in those countries, among others. John serves as a visiting professor at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, lecturing on intellectual-property topics, US-China comparative law, and legal research.



  • J.D., cum laude; Minnesota Law Review – Managing Editor, University of Minnesota Law School
  • M.B.A, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota