Patterson Thuente IP has named patent attorney James P. Rieke as a partner in the firm.
An experienced intellectual property attorney with a practice focusing on patent preparation, prosecution, and strategic IP portfolio management, Jim counsels clients on best practices for developing strong patents and valuable IP assets domestically and internationally. He also regularly conducts patentability, freedom-to-operate, product clearance, due diligence, infringement, and invalidity analyses on their behalf.
In addition, Jim has developed significant expertise in various niche areas of IP law, including design patents, patent term adjustment awards and IP licensing. The focus of his technical expertise is largely in medical devices and mechanical technologies.
ABOUT PATTERSON THUENTE IP
Patterson Thuente IP helps creative and inventive clients worldwide protect, and profit from, their ideas. Practicing in the areas of patents, trademark, IP litigation, post issuance proceedings, international IP protection, trade secrets, licensing and copyright, the firm’s attorneys excel at finding strategic solutions to complex intellectual property matters. Patterson Thuente IP’s client-base represents a range of industries, such as agriculture, aviation, biotechnology, chemical, computer/Internet, defense, entertainment, health care, mechanical technologies, medical device, nanotechnology, optics, software and telecommunications.