Jim is a co-founder of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds. For more than 40 years, Jim has helped universities, start-ups and emerging companies, small companies, and mid-sized corporations obtain, expand, and protect intellectual property rights.
Jim has devoted his career to the practice of intellectual property law with particular focus on patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings, portfolio strategy and counseling, due diligence studies, opinions, freedom to operate studies and intellectual property litigation support.
Jim assists clients in the electronics, computer science, communications, physical science and various engineering fields including electrical, biomedical and mechanical engineering. With regards to complex electronic and computer software advancements, Jim works in the areas of analog and digital circuits, network routers and algorithms, wireless communications, memory devices and systems, power supplies, speech processing and business applications.
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, Old Dominion University
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
- Design Patents
- Post-Grant Proceedings
- Clean Technology
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Software
- Electrical Engineering
- Internet of Things
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Devices
- Medical Imaging
- Network Infrastructure
- Optics & Photonics
- Boston Intellectual Property Law Association (BIPLA)
- Massachusetts Bar Association