James A. Henricks

James Henricks handles patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, transactions and related client counseling.  He prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical, systems and electrical arts.  The mechanical arts include construction products and equipment, packaging and display systems, medical products, tools and aerospace components.  The electronics and systems arts include analog and digital circuits, digital systems and architectures, as well as signal and image processing and compression methods.  Transactions range from acquisitions involving intellectual property to agreements and licenses, and related strategic planning.  He has also successfully prosecuted numerous trademark and copyright matters. 

Mr. Henricks received his Bachelor of Science, with distinction, in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Arizona in 1979, and his Juris Doctorate in 1983 from the University of Arizona.  He served as an Articles Editor for the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law and is a member of Tau Beta Pi.  He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to practice before the state courts of California, various U.S. District Courts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

Mr. Henricks has participated in the Trial Attorney Project in conjunction with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (past chair, Education Committee), the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (President 2000-2001).  He has participated in a panel discussion on the Hilton-Davis case and has contributed to a series of interviews of judges of the Central District of California.