Adjunct professor James Pistorino is a partner in Perkins Coie LLP's Patent Litigation practice. He represents corporate clients in intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation. Professor Pistorino is a registered patent attorney and has practiced before the federal district courts, the Courts of Appeal of the Federal and Fifth Circuit, and Texas and California state district courts. He has worked in a broad range of technologies, including wireless communications, email and database software, offshore platforms, biological assays, blood substitutes, genetics, chemiluminescence, ergonomic seating and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Professor Pistorino has also represented clients before the Patent and Trademark Office, handling patent prosecution and re-examinations.
Professor Pistorino has been involved in numerous patent litigations handling all aspects of litigation from pre-suit investigations, Markman hearings, motions for summary judgment, through trial and appeal.