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James H. Noel

Patent Agent

James H. Noel

Patent Agent

(864) 271-1592


Licensed to practice in:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Practice Areas:

  • Jamie primarily drafts and prosecutes US patent applications directed to electrical and computer-implemented subject matter.  Jamie also has experience in several fields of technology, including the mechanical, polymeric, biochemical, and textile arts.
  • Jamie corresponds with practitioners around the world to coordinate the prosecution of international patent families.


  • Prior to joining Dority & Manning as a patent agent, Jamie worked as a summer associate for both Dority & Manning and an intellectual property boutique in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • As a graduate student, Jamie investigated the optimization of small-scale wind energy harvesting.


Professional Background:

  • Education: Clemson University (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, summa cum laude, 2016; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2017); Duke University School of Law (J.D., expected 2021).
  • Honors: Research Editor, Duke Law Journal; Dean’s Award, Criminal Law; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.
  • Publications: Noel, J., et al. “Improving the performance of galloping micro-power generators by passively manipulating the trailing edge.” Applied Physics Letters 112.8 (2018): 083503. Daqaq, M. F., et al. “Micropower Generation Using Cross-Flow Instabilities: A Review of the Literature and Its Implications.” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 141.3 (2019): 030801.