Jim Ewing focuses his legal practice on intellectual property strategy, patent litigation and patent portfolio prosecution and management. Fields of technology in which he has direct and current experience include medical devices, electronic commerce, telecommunications and software technologies, carpet and textile products and equipment, and counseling and representation of technology-based start-up companies. Mr. Ewing is extensively involved in writing patents, prosecuting them, leveraging them, strategy, management and licensing in orthopedic implant structures and processes, surgical navigation systems, wound management products, information technology and wireless fields, including fiber optics, radio-frequency modulation and encoding, encryption, security and privacy-related systems and processes, wireless network systems and network theory.
Mr. Ewing was named to the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers in 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014 and International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers in 2009, 2011 and 2013. He was listed for Intellectual Property Law by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2017 and each of the 16 years immediately preceding. He was also named a 2015 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Patent Litigation and a 2013 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Trademark Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Ewing was listed as #1 in the 2012 and 2013 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and was listed again in 2015 and each of the nine years immediately preceding in the area of Intellectual Property. Mr. Ewing was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Patent Prosecution in 2015 and the four years immediately preceding. He was recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in 2016 and the five years immediately preceding and as a Top 2011 Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Ewing was selected as a “Life Science Star” in the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 editions of LMG Life Sciences. In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, he was named a top patent practitioner by IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners. Mr. Ewing was recognized by Legal Media Group in its 2013 Guide to the World's Leading Patent Practitiioners. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
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Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association, Member
American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member
Federalist Society’s IP Subcommittee on Patents, Chair
Patent Bar of the United States, Member
Practicing Law Institute, Annual Program on Patent Litigation, Co-Chair
State Bar of Georgia, Member