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James William Hill

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Litigation, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Intellectual Property

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Intellectual Property: 33%
  3. Life Sciences & Biotechnology: 33%

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McDermott Will & Emery

4 Park Plz Ste 1700
Irvine, CA, 92614-2559

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199905/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading LawyerChambers USA2013
Rising Stars listLos Angeles Magazine2013
Leading LawyerChambers USA2012
Leading LawyerChambers USA2011
Leading LawyerChambers USA2011
Leading LawyerChambers USA2010
Leading LawyerChambers USA2009
Super Lawyer - Rising Star in intellectual property lawLaw & Politics Media2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Southern California Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
2008 Top 25 Portfolio Managers.Daily Journal2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Southern California Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarSuperLawyers2006
Southern California Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarSuperLawyers2005
Southern California Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcDermott Will & Emery LLP2013 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationPast Chair, IP Law Section2006 - 2007
American Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Orange County Patent Law AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
American Medical AssociationN/A1986 - Present
IEEE Signal Processing SocietyN/AN/A
IEEE Computer SocietyN/AN/A
IEEE Information Theory SocietyN/AN/A
Institute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersN/AN/A
Licensing Executives SocietyN/AN/A
American Intellectual Property Law Association, Anti-Trust Law CommitteeN/AN/A
IEEE Computational Intelligence SocietyN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Rx for Risk volume 2 | Issue 2Hill, J.: The Courts Weigh In: Recent Patent Cases Affecting Medical Technology Companies2009
Orange County Lawyer MagazineHill, J.W. and Hales, M.T.: Patent Reexamination after KSR2008
, European Intellectual Property ReviewCarson, J.M. and Hill, J.W.: In re Rambus Inc.: The FTC Antitrust Trial2005
Japan Intellectual Property Issues, ILS PublicationsBunker, W.B. and Hill, J.W.: Avoiding a Patent Infringement Suit when Introducing a Product into the U.S., in U.S.2000
Thieme Medical PublishingAlexander, E., Hill, J.W., and Loeffler, J.S.: Radiosurgery for Malignant Brain Tumors, in: Advanced Neurosurgical Navigation1999
Thieme Medical PublishingAlexander, E., Garada, B.M., Schwartz, R.B., Hill, J.W., and Kooy, H.M.: Fusion of Imaging Modalities: SPECT, MRI, CT, Angiography, in: Advanced Neurosurgical Navigation1999
Thieme Medical PublishingAlexander, E., Martin, C., Black, P.M., Kikinis, R., Hill, J.W., and Jolesz, F.: Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The MRT system, in: Advanced Neurosurgical Navigation1999
Thieme Medical PublishingMacunias, R.J., Hill, J.W., and Alexander, E.: Stereotactic Frame-Based Guidance of Craniotomies (Brown-Roberts-Wells and Cosman-Roberts-Wells), in: Advanced Neurosurgical Navigation,1999
International Legal Strategy, JapanBunker, W.B. and Hill, J.W.: How to Avoid Being Sued for Patent Infringement when Introducing a Product into the U.S. Market1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Southern California - Keck School of MedicineN/AMD - Doctor of Medicine1986
California State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Patent Legal Opinions and Reexams,The World Since 2007:2009
Orange County Technology Action NetworkCalifornia Entrepreneurs Forum2008
Edwards Lifesciences Intellectual Property ConferencePatent Reexamination Under the New Obviousness Standard2008
” Licensing Executives Society (LES) meetingAntitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Licensing2005
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Practice Group presentationAntitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Licensing, including Patent Tying under Independent Ink v. Illinois Tool Works2005
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Practice Group presentationAntitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Law2004