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Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

James Hayne

James is a Registered Patent Attorney and member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Service Group primarily located in the firm's Louisville office. His practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, both foreign and domestic. James has extensive experience prosecuting utility patent applications covering a wide range of subject matter including electronic hardware and software, consumer goods, and manufacturing equipment. James also has experience prosecuting design patent applications for ornamental products such as home goods, children’s toys, and soft goods such as bags and blankets.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

PTAB Axes Bulk Of Possible Cancer Treatment Patent In PGR

One For the Money: Supreme Court Holds the Single-Entity Rule

Estimations and measurements of shear stresses on bed materials in erosion rate testing devices

ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, November 1, 2012
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Memberships
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

In his personal time, James enjoys reading, working on his 85 year old home, and taking hikes with his wife and Swiss mountain dog.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Patent Law (2021-22)

Hayne Best Lawyers Ones To Watch 2022
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Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 01, 2021
Press Releases

James Hayne Selected for Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Leadership Louisville Center has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney James Hayne to participate in the Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2021.

by James Hayne April 28, 2021
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 20, 2020
Articles

PTAB Axes Bulk Of Possible Cancer Treatment Patent In PGR

Law360 (March 20, 2020, 4:47 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has invalidated the overwhelming majority of claims Hybrigenics SA challenged in a Forma Therapeutics Inc. patent for a potential cancer treatment for lack of written description support, while at the same time upholding a single claim.

by Britain Eakin March 20, 2020
Client Alerts

U.S. Supreme Court Addresses Induced Infringement of a Patent: Belief in Non-Infringement is a Defense

Continuing with its recent interest in Intellectual Property Law, on May 26, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. clarifying that a good-faith belief that...
by Jeffrey A. Haeberlin and James Hayne June 17, 2015
Client Alerts

New ‘One Stop Shop’ for Worldwide Design Protection May Not Increase Convenience

On May 13, 2015, the United States joined the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (the Hague Agreement). In doing so, the United States is now one of 64 Contracting Parties...
by James Hayne May 21, 2015
Client Alerts

One For the Money: Supreme Court Holds the Single-Entity Rule

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday on two more of the several intellectual property cases argued before it this year. In Limelight Networks, Inc. v Akamai Technologies, Inc. the Supreme Court addressed the issue of...
by James Hayne June 03, 2014
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison adds seven new attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chairman Ken Sagan of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, announces the addition of seven new attorneys to the firm. Four of the seven attorneys are based in the Louisville, Ky., office; two are based...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 26, 2013