Jim Cartiglia has a diverse background in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property. Mr. Cartiglia has prosecuted over 1,000 U.S. and foreign patent applications in a wide variety of technologies, including:
- Nutrition Science
- Graphite (natural and synthetic) products and processes
- PEM fuel cells
- Nano-scale particles and processes
- Pollution control chemicals and processes
- Fuel additives
- Pharmaceutical products
- Medical diagnostics
- High temperature furnaces
- Photosensitive chemicals
- Printed circuit board manufacture
- Magnetic recording disk manufacture
- J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1983
- State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1978
- Conducted in-person interviews at the European Patent Office, the Japanese Patent Office and the Korean Intellectual Property Office
- Prepared and prosecuted over 100 U.S. and international trademark applications
- Conducted inter partes proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, including oppositions and concurrent use proceedings
- Litigated patent and trade secret disputes in a variety of U.S. District Courts and before the International Trade Commission
- Participated in patent-related litigation in France and Germany and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office
- Represented clients in complex licensing and technology partnership negotiations; indeed, he was featured in a 2003 Kellogg School of Management case study of one particularly thorny but ultimately successful deal.
- Involved in mergers and acquisition as well as public offering support
- Representative Patents.
- New York
- Registered Patent Attorney (USPTO)
- Federal Circuit Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- President, Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (2010-2011)
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Nashville Bar Association
- New York Patent Law Association
Professional and Community Services
- Board of Directors, Citizens for Brentwood Green Space
- Former Chair, Board of Directors, Nashville Shakespeare Festival
- Board of Governors, Tennessee Bar Association
- House of Delegates, Tennessee Bar Association
- Cartiglia, J., Bergmar, N. (July 2013). "Beans and Books" Tennessee Bar Journal, Vol. 49, No. 7
- "The Patent Reform Act of 2007: Why Can't They Leave Us Alone"
- At the Fall 2007 Seminar of the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association, November 2007
- "KSR International Co. v. Teleflex, Inc.: An Ill Wind Blows"
- At the Spring 2007 seminar of the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association, March 2007
- "Navigating The Shoals Of The Patent System: Developing a Strategy For Avoiding Pitfalls And Achieving Effective Protection"
- At the 2006 Fuel Cell Seminar in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2006
- "Claim Construction: Who Really Cares,"
- At the Spring 2005 seminar of the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association, May 2005
- "Phillips v. AWH: Whence the Nose of Wax"
- At the Fall 2004 seminar of the Tennessee Intellectual Property Association, December 10, 2004
- "Recent Developments in Trademark Law,"
- As part of Recent Developments In Intellectual Property Law: Stay On the Leading Edge, Not The Bleeding Edge, Nashville Bar Association, September 30, 2004
- "International Patent Issues"
- At the Tennessee Bar Association Intellectual Property Forum, April 23, 2004
- "You Never Even Called Me By My Name: Patents and Trademarks"
- At the National Convention of Paralegals Annual Convention, April 1, 2004
- "Recent Developments in Trademark Law"
- As part of Recent Developments In Intellectual Property Law: Stay On the Leading Edge, Not The Bleeding Edge, Nashville Bar Association, October 28, 2003