Jim Voeller is a registered patent attorney with over 15 years of Intellectual Property law and patent procurement experience. His technical expertise is in chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
Jim’s experience includes drafting and prosecuting hundreds of US and PCT patent applications in a broad range of subject areas, conducting appeals and post-grant proceedings before the PTAB, preparing validity and infringement opinion reports, counseling clients, and providing litigation support in patent infringement matters. He has also managed and instructed non-U.S. based law firms and associates in matters related to PCT patent prosecution.
Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Jim was a Research Associate at the National Institutes of Health and at the Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center where he conducted research into the cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms of human prostate cancer. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings.
Jim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from James Madison University, a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland, and a Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University – Antonin Scalia Law School. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the District of Columbia.
- B.S., James Madison University
- M.S., University of Maryland
- J.D., George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- District of Columbia
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Federal Circuit Bar Association