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     Jim Muldoon is a Partner of Harris Beach PLLC and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Muldoon's practice focuses on the enforcement and defense of intellectual property infringement and related claims in federal and state courts and in arbitration.

     Mr. Muldoon has been actively involved in a large number of patent infringement lawsuits, encompassing diverse technologies such as compression-style coaxial cable connectors, argon gas-assisted electro-coagulation probes, and macroporous media for high performance liquid chromatography columns.

     Mr. Muldoon has also litigated federal trademark, unfair competition and antitrust claims and represented plaintiffs in copyright infringement actions on behalf of software publishers and performing rights organizations. 

     In addition to IP litigation, Mr. Muldoon prosecutes patent and trademark applications, counsels clients, and participates in the assessments of intellectual property portfolios and the licensing and sale of intellectual property rights. 

     Before joining Harris beach, Mr. Muldoon was the Managing Partner of the intellectual property boutique of Marjama Muldoon, Chairman of the Intellectual Property Department of a large Central New York general practice law firm, a Navy Judge Advocate, and a Navy Pilot. 


Contact info

Harris Beach PLLC

Washington Station
333 West Washington St. Suite 200
Syracuse, NY, 13202

Practice areas


  1. Patent Infringement: 30%
  2. Trademark: 15%
  3. Patent Application: 15%
  4. Antitrust: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
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NYCurrently registered 199303/07/2016
ILVoluntarily Inactive199005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer, Intellectual Property and IP LitigationSuper Lawyer2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Rated Attorney in Intellectual Property LawAmerican Law Media and Martindale2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Super Lawyer - Upstate New York,Super Lawyers2009
Super Lawyer - Upstate New York,Super Lawyers2008
Super Lawyer - Upstate New York,Super Lawyers2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
40 Under 40Leadership Greater Syracuse2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteAttorney Member2013 - Present
AIPPIMember2010 - Present
International Trademark AssociationMember2004 - Present
Licensing Executives SocietyMemberN/A
Onondaga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
NDNY Federal Court Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Rochester Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Central New York Patent Law AssociationMemberN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Certain Coaxial Cable ConnectorsGeneral Exclusion Order and Limited Exclusion Order
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern UniversityN/AN/A1992
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyN/AS.B.C.E1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarTechnology Licensing2014
Successful Strategies for Winning Commercial Cases in New York StatePretrial Investigations2013
Rochester Intellectual Property Law AssociationDesign Patent Strategies and Litigation2013
NY-BEST ConsortiumPost Grant Procedures under America Invents Act2013
NEXT - 2013Innovation Funding2013
Annual Symposium, Syracuse Center of ExcellenceTechnology Transfer with Research Universities2013
Annual Meeting, Rochester Intellectual Property AssociationPost Grant Practice under AIA2013
IP Strategy SessionPatent Strategies2010
NYSBA "Practical Skills - Basics of Intellectual Property Law"Intellectual Property Litigation2008