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James D Hallenbeck

James D Hallenbeck

Practice areas:

Patent Application, Intellectual Property

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About Me

Licensed in Iowa, Minnesota, and the District of Columbia, and registered as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. If the ratings on this website are used in identifying an attorney to hire, these rating should be only one of several factors considered. Identifying an attorney that is best suited to your needs and constraints is an important decision.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Patent Application: 90%
    13 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 10%
    13 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Matthew Lee Prater

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew Prater Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1600 Tcf Tower
121 S 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55402

Dubuque, IA, 52002



IAAuthorized to practice law200606/23/2015
DCActive 200505/25/2015
MNAuthorized to practice200406/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
IP StarManaging IP Magazine2014
IP StarManaging IP Magazine2013
Leadership Iowa 2011-2012Iowa Association of Business and Industry2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderSchwegman, Lundberg, & Woessner, P.A.2002 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa Intellectual Property Law AssociationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationChair - Electronic and Computer Law Committee2004 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
US Patent No: 6,772,332Patented
US Patent No: 7,539,909Patented
US Patent No. 7,415,357Patented

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Publication NameTitleDate
In re Bilski Blog on PatentBuddy.comIn Re Bilski2009
Patent Prosecution Tips & Tricks on Patent BuddyPatent Prosecution Tips & Tricks2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Chapman UniversityComputer Information SystmesBS - Bachelor of Science1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2013 Electronic and Computer Patent Law SummitModerator - Electronic and Computer Patent Law2013
Japanese Patent Attorney Association/American Intellectual Property Law Association Event In Tokyo and OsakaAmerica Invents Act - New Definitions of Prior Art in View of the New 35 U.S.C. § 1022012
US, European, and India Patent Laws - Bangalore, IndiaRecent Updates in US Patent Law2011
2011 Electronic and Computer Patent Law SummitElectronic and Computer Patent Law Summit2011
SLW & Kurusu Patent Law Firm Seminars in Tokyo and Nagoya, JapanIn re Bilski2010
Mid-Winter InstituteGlobal Exercises in Patent Eligible Subject Matter2010
JPAA Software Committee Seminar in Tokyo on January 20, 2010Prometheus v. Mayo - 35 USC § 101 Inherency2010
Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association Annual MeetingIncreasing Your Practice Tempo Patent Prosecution Highway and other forms of Accelerated Examination2010
Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit - Denver, ColoradoAIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit2010
AIPLA International Education Commitee - Association of Singapore Patent Agents WebinarPatent Subject Matter Eligibility Post-Bilski2010
Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting§ 101 Inherency: A Survey of Federal Circuit Decisions2009
AIPLA Mid-Winter InstitutePatentability of Computer Implemented Inventions in the US, UK, EU, China, and Japan2009
AIPLA Mid-Winter InstitutePatentability of Computer Implemented Inventions in the US, UK, EU, and Japan2008
AIPLA Mid-Winter InstituteObviousness Standard in View of the Impending KSR Descision2007