Knowledge from the Inside
Having worked for over seven years at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including a position as a primary patent examiner, James Vezeris has unique insight into the inner workings of the patent office. By leveraging his knowledge of the patent examination process within the patent office, James is able to navigate the complex world of patent prosecution with unexpected efficiency and ease.
Knowledge from the Outside
James also has extensive experience prosecuting patent applications on behalf of clients in the private sector. Using knowledge built up from over a decade of experience in the patent examination process, he has successfully obtained patents for a diverse range of clients including individual inventors, start-up companies, and fortune 50 and 500 corporations across an array of different technologies. James also has extensive experience in conducting patentability searches and opinions, right-to-use and clearance searches and opinions, and beyond. As a relentless advocate for his clients, James works diligently and efficiently to develop domestic and international patent portfolios.
James’ experience of examining financial patent applications, including applications directed to insurance, banking, derivatives, trading, taxes, accounting, etc., provides him with the ability to understand the nexus between a client’s need for intellectual property assets and their business goals. It is with this understanding that James works with clients to develop and implement strategies which result in a strong portfolio of intellectual property assets, while still allowing, and in many cases enabling, his clients to meet their financial goals.
James understands that patent procurement is only one part of a successful intellectual property strategy. James has the litigation experience necessary to counsel clients on their intellectual property rights and, if need be, take the necessary steps to protect and enforce their rights.