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2015 Indiana Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that Woodard, Emhardt partners Tom Henry, Spiro Bereveskos, and Dan Lueders have been named Super Lawyers in the 2015 edition […]

Feb 13, 2015  •  Continue reading >


Woodard Emhardt Attorneys Recognized in Indiana Super Lawyers 2014 Edition

We are pleased to announce that Woodard, Emhardt partners Tom Henry, Spiro Bereveskos, and Dan Lueders have been named Super Lawyers in the 2014 edition […]

Feb 27, 2014  •  Continue reading >


James Blaufuss Elected To Indiana Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy

James Blaufuss was elected by The Indiana State Bar Association to be one of 25 young lawyers to join the 2014 class of its Leadership […]

Jan 30, 2014  •  Continue reading >


June 2013 Trademark Prosecution Group Luncheon Update

Topics covered in this month’s trademark prosecution luncheon include: a discussion of recent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decisions Oakville Hills Cellar, Inc. dba […]

Jul 1, 2013  •  Continue reading >


Provisions of the America Invents Act Effective as of September 16, 2012

Provisions of the America Invents Act Effective as of September 16, 2012 The America Invents Act (IAI) is now one year old and several important […]

Sep 19, 2012  •  Continue reading >

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James R. Blaufuss

Partner

Jim is a registered patent attorney. His practice focuses on patent and trademark prosecution practice.

Jim has a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah where he focused on Ergonomics and Failure Mechanics. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jim was a Process Engineer at several companies across the U.S.

Jim has technical experience in a wide range of technologies including mechanical fasteners, dental x-ray apparatus, medical catheters, high-speed cutting, chemical cross-linking, plastic extrusion, material handling systems, tribology and fracture mechanics.

Education

  • University of Utah
    M.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis
    J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Utah
    B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2005
  • U.S. Patent Bar, 2006

Representative Experience

Prosecuting domestic and international patents and trademarks; advising clients regarding Intellectual Property protection; supporting patent and trademark litigation.

Writing opinions, including patentability, infringement/non-infringement and freedom-to-operate.

Patent searching, including patentability, invalidity, freedom-to-operate and state-of-the-art.

In industry, implementing new manufacturing process, quality control, process optimization, training, managing capital projects and machine design including extrusion head, high-speed cutting, material conveying system and continuous molding equipment.