Orlando, Florida - 407-926-7700
Manassas, Virginia - 703-831-4094
Melbourne, Florida - 321-209-3055

James H. Beusse, a founding member of the firm, is an “AV” rated attorney who practices in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, technology licensing, and related commercial matters. Jim has extensive experience in protection of computer hardware and software. He has obtained several hundred patents for various clients including leading manufacturing corporations and educational institutions. His employment experience includes five years of engineering practice and 13 years as corporate patent counsel for General Electric. Since 1985, Jim has been in private practice representing numerous clients in obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights.

Specific Areas of Patent Preparation and/or Prosecution Experience:
Electrical and electronic devices, including power converters, current/voltage control circuits, smart batteries, signal analysis, digital communication, power generators, monitoring devices; railroad locomotive systems; power generation equipment including steam and gas turbines and electrical generators; semiconductor devices and processing; mechanical and electro-mechanical devices generally.
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • Virginia, 1975
  • Florida, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Education
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
    Washington , D.C. , J.D. 1975
  • University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL, B.S. 1966
    Major: Electrical Engineering
Awards/ Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent® by Martindale HubbellTM
  • Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of patent law and trademark law—2011-2017
  • Best Lawyers® Patent Law "Lawyer of the Year"—2012, 2014, 2016
  • Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine in 2006-2016