James Eller is a partner at Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, LLP. He focuses his intellectual property practice on U.S. patent prosecution in the mechanical and electro-mechanical fields. His experience includes prosecuting patents, preparing infringement and validity opinions and preparing or defending warning letters. He also has extensive experience in design patents.

Mr. Eller’s specialized areas of technology include: lighting devices including LED, display devices, mobile terminals and refrigeration and air conditioning systems including compressors. He also has broad experience in home appliances including washers/dryers, dishwashers, stoves/ovens and microwave technology.

Mr. Eller is a former Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has practiced in the intellectual property filed since 1989. He is a frequent lecturer for the firm seminar series and regularly conducts workshops for clients internationally. He represents large and small business and companies in the United States and abroad. Mr. Eller currently represents one of the most prominent Global 500 companies.

Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • MaryAnne Armstrong to present at the FICPI Open Forum

    MaryAnne Armstrong to present at the FICPI Open Forum.

    November 05 2020
  • FICPI Virtual Open Forum

    FICPI Virtual Open Forum

    November 04 2020
  • BSKB is a sponsor of the 2020 AIPLA Virtual Annual Meeting

    2020 AIPLA Virtual Annual Meeting

    October 22 2020
  • BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

    September 30 2020


  • December 1, 2020

    David A. Bilodeau named to Best Lawyers® list

    by | BSKB News

    Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP is pleased to announce that David A. Bilodeau has been included in this Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

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  • November 22, 2020

    Printed publications: an evolving doctrine

    by Eugene T. Perez | Printed publications: an evolving doctrine

    While the PTAB’s decision in Hulu provides some guidance for post-grant proceedings, there is still no bright-line rule as to what constitutes a “printed publication”. Eugene Perez of Birch Stewart Kolasch Birch examines current case rulings.

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