James Yang


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James Yang is an intellectual property litigator focused on representing technology clients in patent litigation. His experience includes representing clients in the computer hardware, software, cellular network, electronics, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries in US District Courts and in the US International Trade Commission.


  • Korean


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude; Articles Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology
  • McMaster University, B.S., Biochemistry
  • Represented two leading consumer electronics companies in patent infringement cases relating to cellular network technology; drafted winning Federal Circuit brief and second-chaired oral argument
  • Defended robotic medical device makers in a USITC section 337 investigation involving laparoscopic surgical instruments; drafted winning non-infringement summary determination motion that led to unilateral withdrawal of an asserted patent
  • Represented medical equipment manufacturers against patent infringement claims accusing various surgical devices; second-chaired and prepared outlines for over 10 depositions (both offensive and defensive), including expert witness depositions
  • For multiple district court and USITC cases, oversaw multi-pronged discovery efforts, including drafting and serving requests and responses, document collection, review, and production, as well as preparation of claim charts, hearing demonstratives, witness statements, and expert reports