Working relentlessly to achieve his clients’ objectives, Jim Cleland brings a mix of high energy, a wealth of litigation experience in district, appellate and patent courts across the country, a reputation for legal excellence and old-fashioned common sense to solve a broad spectrum of his clients’ intellectual property issues.
Jim’s practice focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition litigation in a broad range of technologies including the chemical, automotive, materials science, mechanical, electrical and medical device arts, as well as in client counseling, opinion and licensing work in those same areas. His litigation experience includes trials, preliminary injunction hearings, Markman hearings summary judgment proceedings and all aspects of fact and expert witness discovery, spanning federal courts across the country. Jim also focuses on post grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, a forum that is quickly becoming the busiest patent court in the country.
Articles in the National Law Review database by James K. Cleland