James P. Stevens
James P. Stevens is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property litigation group. James has a degree in chemistry with a minor in biology, and has worked with a wide variety of clients in varying industries, including wireless technologies and telecommunications, medical devices, and electric vehicles.
James has experience conducting pre-suit investigations, representing clients in complex district court litigations, including drafting motions and assisting with damages assessments involving standard-essential patents, and ITC investigations. His experience also includes conducting IP due diligence and patent landscape analyses, and advising clients on copyright and trademark infringement, and trade secret misappropriation. James’ pro bono practice includes supporting Project Citizenship’s efforts to help legal permanent residents obtain citizenship.
During law school, James interned for the Honorable Robert M. Levy, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and was recognized by his law faculty as the graduating student who contributed the most to his classmates’ learning. James worked as an administrator, chemistry teacher, and football and baseball coach at two independent schools prior to law school.
- Co-author, “Carve outs and Causation: Moving Away From Hypothetical Hatch-Waxman Infringement,” Kluwer Patent Blog (August 24, 2021)
- Co-author, “Electric Vehicles, 5G, & IP Disputes,” Bloomberg Law (July 9, 2021)
- Co-author, “A New Method for Quantifiable and Controlled Doses of Particulate Matter for in Vitro Studies,” 22 Toxicology in Vitro 1768 (2008)
- JD, cum laude, Hofstra University School of Law, 2020; Intellectual Property Courses Award; Business Editor, Hofstra Law Review
- MEd (Private School Leadership), Teachers College, Columbia University, 2016
- MA (Education), University of Rhode Island, 2012
- BA (Chemistry), University of Vermont, 2007; Phi Beta Kappa; College Honors; Chemistry Department Award
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2021