Jim has been lead counsel in litigations involving the infringement, validity and ownership of patent rights, license agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, fraud, antitrust, and other commercial litigation. His experience includes bench and jury trials, temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, Markman hearings, appeals, arbitrations and mediations. He has represented companies in a variety of technologies, including in analog and digital electronics, telecommunications equipment, microprocessors, software, electromechanical transducers and control circuits, as well as medical devices, hydraulics, automotive components, Web sites, and various consumer goods.
Jim also advises clients on strategies for building, maintaining, enforcing, defending and commercializing patent portfolios. He works with global clients in the U.S, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and has developed a large network of highly-regarded IP professionals in many countries around the world. He has received many legal industry accolades and awards.