Jim has experience in all aspects of intellectual property prosecution, acquisition, portfolio management, licensing, and enforcement. Jim’s practice is focused on preparing, prosecuting and evaluating domestic and foreign patent applications for a variety of sectors.
Jim’s experience spans a range of technologies in the electrical and mechanical arts, including high-speed manufacturing systems, medical devices, computing hardware and software design, optical systems, thermal energy transfer systems, electromagnetic systems, telecommunications, Internet-based commerce and security systems, mobile computing security systems, and aircraft systems.
Background & Credentials
- Bradley University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1987)
- Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1997)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- United States District Court – Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
- Order of the Coif
- SMU Law Review Association
- Phi Delta Phi
- Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)
- Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)
- Venue Issues against Negligent Carriers – International and Domestic Travel: The Plaintiff’s Choice, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Volume 62, Issue 1 (1996)
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