James Anderson is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Patent Law and Intellectual Property groups. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Jim assists clients with a broad range of intellectual property matters spanning various technologies, including electromechanical devices, communications systems, semiconductor devices, and machining and fabrication equipment. He has experience in many phases of practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, from the preparation and prosecution of patent filings to drafting responsive submissions for clients involved in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Jim’s litigation experience, touching on patent, antitrust and other complex commercial litigation matters, spans pre-suit investigation, discovery, motion practice and trial preparation in state and federal court as well as the International Trade Commission.
Before joining Proskauer, Jim received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut, focusing on renewable energy and fuel cell technologies. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law with highest honors. During law school, Jim served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and represented clients with the UConn Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic.