Provided by James C Eaves Jr
James Eaves assists clients with U.S. and international patent and trademark applications, patent and trademark infringement and litigation, and licensing and unfair competition
Jim’s clients range from individuals with a novel idea to large companies seeking protection for their new innovations. No matter the size of the client, Jim’s goal is always to protect the client’s technology from infringement and work toward making the product successful. He performs research and advises clients on how best to protect their existing patents and how to avoid infringing upon other’s patents.
Jim also has experience litigating on behalf of clients who have discovered IP infringement as well as defending clients who have been sued for infringement. He helps companies license their intellectual property assets or enter into agreements to license IP assets from others.
For over 25 years, Jim has worked with clients in a variety of fields on various products and technology, including radar systems; communications systems; sporting goods, including items for use in playing baseball, softball, golf and hockey; horseshoes; therapy equipment;
coal mining equipment; hand and power tools and construction equipment; business and manufacturing processes; card games; marketing items; and firearms.
Jim Eaves is a member of Dentons’ Intellectual Property practice and a partner in the Louisville office. He served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1988. Jim draws on his 20-year career in the Air Force working on radar systems and communications systems as well as his electrical engineering background to provide guidance rooted in a deep understanding of technology. He is a registered professional engineer in Ohio.
Kentucky Bar Association; Louisville Bar Association; International Trademark Association; National Society of Professional Engineers; Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers
Expert in these Jurisdictions
Kentucky; US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; US District Court for the District of Colorado; US District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky; US Patent and Trademark Office
Registered Patent Attorney since 1991, Reg. No. 34,589; Registered Professional Engineer, Ohio, since 1984. Adjunct Lecturer, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville: Patent Law, Intellectual Property Law, Internet Law, Patent Practice and Procedure, Patent Litigation.
University of Louisville
University of Dayton
Air Force Institute of Technology
University of Kentucky
James Eaves is impressively experienced in patent prosecution and acts for a range of international and domestic clients from sectors such as mining. He is also recognized for his handling of disputes.
"James Eaves is really seasoned and has a good reputation."