James L. Rowland

James L. Rowland

Partner

jrowland@gbpatent.com

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Mechanical
Design
Reexamination, Post Grant and Inter Partes Review Proceedings

Experience

USPTO Patent Examiner – 1973-1984 (material handling)
USPTO Supervisory Patent Examiner – Electrical Communications – 1984-1987 (electrical communications)
Patent Attorney – Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. – 1987-Present

Notable

Served on office-wide committees at USPTO.

Served with the USPTO Office of Automation for two years.

Recipient of U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award for contributions in creating and implementing the USPTO PALM docketing and file management system.

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Education

University of Michigan, B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (1972)
The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (1985)

Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Bar Admissions

1986, Virginia
1987, USPTO