James Yang strategizes and assists in all stages of inter partes reviews (IPRs) and district court litigations. He has experience preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications. James is involved in the day-to-day management of patent portfolios and helps clients develop patent portfolios that are aligned with their business goals. His experience includes matters involving Internet of Things (IoT), computer software, medical devices, consumer products, communication systems, automobiles, metallurgy, semiconductor devices, circuits, inertial sensors, IC packaging, computer architecture, and optics.
James has worked on a number of post-grant proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including inter partes reviews, for petitioners and for patent owners. He also assists in litigations at the federal district court level and Section 337 investigations at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and frequently helps attorneys with prelitigation counseling, drafting various patent-related opinions, and developing litigation strategies.
James has authored more than 27 journal articles and conference proceedings in the field of microelectronics and serves as a peer reviewer for several Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE) journals, including IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. During graduate school he was an Intel Ph.D. Fellowship recipient and a research intern at Oracle Corporation. He is also Microsoft certified as a database administrator (MCDBA), systems engineer (MCSE), and systems administrator (MCSA) and previously Cisco certified as a network administrator (CCNA).
- Georgia Institute of Technology (Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2014; M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2009; B.S. in Computer Engineering with high honors 2007)
- Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Not licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, D.C. practice is limited consistent with rule 49(c).