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James M. Lyons

James Lyons focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation matters. His cases involve a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, computer hardware, and consumer electronics. Mr. Lyons’ practice encompasses all stages of litigation. Mr. Lyons has also advised clients on intellectual property concerns related to corporate transactions and overseas investments.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Lyons was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kimberly A. Moore of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Previously, Mr. Lyons was an associate at another law firm and a public service attorney at the New York City Law Department, Queens Torts Division.

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2013

      James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Edwin Parker Prize Financial Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
    • BS, Biochemistry, University of Maine, 2010

      summa cum laude
    • BA, Political Science, University of Maine, 2010

      summa cum laude

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

    • US District Court for the Southern District of New York

    • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Kimberly A. Moore, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2017 - 2019

    • The Hon. Claire C. Cecchi, US District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2016 - 2017

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