Concord, MA – Leading intellectual property law firm Hamilton, Brook, Smith and Reynolds, P.C. is pleased to announce that James Coe has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Prior to joining our firm, James served for nine years as Chief Patent Counsel of the Americas region for Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management solutions, software and products. While at Schneider Electric, he managed a team of patent professionals in developing the patent portfolios of the business units and the R&D centers operating within the Americas region.
In counseling clients on intellectual property strategy issues, James has provided advice on establishing corporate processes that link intellectual property portfolio development to business objectives. This includes assisting clients in conducting invention mining sessions, providing portfolio analysis of competitors, establishing corporate intellectual property policies, managing budgets for cost effective portfolio development, and performing intellectual property audits.
James also has in-depth private practice experience in the areas of patent and other IP litigation, opinions and prosecution. His years of private practice include previously working at our firm. As a result he will bring both in-house and outside counsel perspectives to our client relationships.
John DuPré, president and principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, states, “James is a significant addition to our electrical, computer and mechanical team. Our clients will value the experiences that James can contribute to our firm’s representation in their IP matters. Having served as Chief Patent Counsel for a global company, he understands the issues that client’s face and the solutions that can be achieved.”
James earned his B.A. in Mathematical Sciences and Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and his Law degree from the Boston University School of Law.
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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is among New England’s largest law firms devoted to the practice of intellectual property law. The firm specializes in patents, trademarks, intellectual property litigation, copyrights, licensing, due diligence, opinions, trade secrets, and intellectual property counseling. The firm’s legal staff provides comprehensive intellectual property legal expertise in biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physics, optics, nanotechnology, and electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering.