James Namiki, Patent Attorney


In over 20 years of practicing intellectual property law, James Namiki has assisted clients in a wide variety of intellectual property (IP) matters including developing IP portfolios related to both patents and trademarks. He has represented a wide range of clients from solo inventors and individual entrepreneurs to large international companies. As for James’ patent practice, James has successfully obtained patents related to mechanical devices and systems, integrated circuits, chip fabrication, optical systems, microprocessor design, software, social networking, artificial intelligence, augmented reality systems, mobile applications, chemical processes, and wireless networks.

 James began his legal career at a large Washington, D.C. law firm where he was involved in the prosecution of patent applications and litigation matters. Prior to joining AEON Law, James developed and managed patent portfolios for the Invention Science Fund of Intellectual Ventures before moving on to run his own solo practice law firm. As a solo practitioner, he counseled and assisted clients in developing and managing their trademark and patent portfolios.


  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
  • M.B.A. University of Hawaii
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University
  • Juris Doctorate, Honors (Cum Laude) Syracuse University College of Law



Areas of Practice

  • IP Strategy and Planning
  • Patent Procurement
  • Trademark Registration
  • Patent and Trademark Portfolio Management

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • Conversational Japanese
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