James is an experienced intellectual property litigator with significant courtroom and trial experience in federal court and at the International Trade Commission. He handles all aspects of litigation, including e-discovery, motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation. He has particular experience handling damages assessments involving complex technologies.
James represents clients in patent and trademark infringement cases and in trade secrets matters, with a focus on high technology innovations. He also has experience representing clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries.
Earlier James served as in-house counsel to one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate investment and property management companies. He advised the organization on litigation matters, asset purchases, real estate sales, and contract negotiations.
During law school, James was an articles editor on the Connecticut Journal of International Law. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Alfred V. Covello in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut and held two internships with a Fortune 50 company.
After completing his undergraduate program, James worked in the complex litigation and controversy group at a large law firm, where he supported trial teams in disputes over blockbuster drugs, billion-dollar cellphone technology, and landmark intellectual property and pro bono matters.
November 9, 2022 | Blog | By Michael Renaud, Daniel Weinger, James Thomson
Expert Patent Damages Opinions Hit the Spotlight as Federal Circuit Scuttles Two Patent Infringement Verdicts Worth $1.2 Billion in One Day
March 9, 2022 | Blog | By Andrew DeVoogd, James Thomson
No Harm, No Foul, and No Standing for Would-be SEP Implementer: 5th Circuit Changes Narrative on Patent “Hold Up”
March 3, 2022 | Blog | By Daniel Weinger, Michael Renaud, Bruce Sokler, James Thomson
December 9, 2021 | | By Michael Renaud, Daniel Weinger, Bruce Sokler, James Thomson
October 4, 2021 | Blog | By Michael Renaud, Daniel Weinger, James Thomson
June 8, 2021 | Blog | By Brad M Scheller , James Thomson
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- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Boston Patent Law Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
- Member of the Young Lawyer’s Editorial Board, The American Lawyer