James’ practice focuses on mobile telecommunications and electronics, advising clients on patent infringement and validity matters and the valuation and enforceability of standards essential portfolios. He has been involved in a number of high profile litigation cases in the UK, US, and Germany; and in patent pool, licensing, acquisition and divestment transactions.
Before joining EIP James spent 18 years working as in-house patent counsel for Nokia and Hewlett-Packard in the UK, USA and Singapore. James is a qualified UK and European Patent Attorney and has previously practised before the USPTO, and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
James has a first class degree in Physics from Bristol University, winning the Raychem prize for his final year project on photon scanning tunnelling microscopy.