James Edmondson, Esq.

Patent Attorney

(512) 478-9190
[email protected]

Jim prosecutes patent applications in fields of robotics, industrial machinery, filters, furniture, and the like, for multiple Applicants located in Europe and Asia. He also has prosecuted patent applications in mechanical and electro-mechanical fields, particularly in the field of medical products on behalf of surgeons and medical product corporations. In addition to writing and prosecuting patent applications, Jim has written and often writes infringement, validity, and freedom to operate opinions. He has provided training to junior US attorneys and clients in areas of U.S. patent law, and litigated patent infringement cases, focusing primarily on mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. Moreover, he has supervised a team of 10 -20 associate attorneys performing all of the intellectual property and related work on behalf of a major Japanese automobile corporation.


Burr & Brown – Syracuse, NY – 2016-06 – Present

Martin & Ferraro – Hartville, OH – 2011-11 – 2016-09

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP – Washington, DC – 1988-06 – 2011-11


BS – U.S. Naval Academy

JD – Georgetown University Law Center

U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School

Mechanical and electro-mechanical patent prosecution, opinion drafting, and litigation

Service Country: United States
Branch: Navy
Rank: Lieutenant
1979-06 – 1984-06
Nuclear submarine officer; nuclear engineering officer.

Registered to practice at USPTO
1989-06 – Present
USPTO Registration # 33, 871

Member, Virginia State Bar

technology proficiencies

  • Green Technologies

  • Electronics and Computer Hardware & Software

  • Energy & Power Distribution Technologies

  • Internet & e-Commerce

  • Financial Services

  • Chemical Processes

  • Consumer Products & Services

  • Telecommunications & Wireless devices

  • Medical Devices

  • Materials Science

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerospace & Transportation Technology

  • Optics

  • Nanotechnology