James A. "Jamie" Sheridan - Bio


Experienced intellectual property law attorney
Patents | Trademarks | Copyrights | Licensing | Technology Transfer | Internet | Domain Names

Practice Focus

Intellectual property strategy and counsel for creation and maintenance of assets
Patent application preparation in a variety of arts
U.S. and foreign patent prosecution
Patentability research, infringement analysis, validity studies, and IP opinions
U.S. and foreign trademark filing and prosecution
Licensing and technology transfer
Intellectual property litigation support

Representative Arts

Experienced in the areas of medical devices and diagnostics, computer software and hardware, chemical compositions, and electromechanical devices. Examples include:

  • Anesthesiology and pulmonary medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cardiovascular devices
  • Clean-tech
  • Dental implants
  • Ear/Nose/Throat devices
  • In Vitro diagnostics
  • Lasers
  • Material sciences
  • Medical devices, diagnostics, and equipment
  • MEMS
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Ophthalmic devices
  • Optoelectronic devices
  • Orthopedic devices
  • Radiology
  • Semiconductors
  • Surgery
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Wafer printing and chip designs


University of New Hampshire School of Law (Franklin Pierce Law Center)
Concord, New Hampshire
Juris Doctor (Emphasis in intellectual property law.)
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering


Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Registered to practice before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Licensed to practice law in Colorado


Patent/IP Attorney, Holland & Hart LLP, Denver, Colorado - 2006-2011
Patent/IP Attorney, Dahl & Osterloth, LLP, Denver, Colorado - 2005-2006
Patent/IP Attorney, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, P.C., Waltham, Massachusetts - 2000-2005
Patent Agent, Nashua, New Hampshire - 1998-1999

Professional Activities

Member, Medical Device Subcommittee, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Planning Committee, Biobootcamp, bio-entrepreneurs conference (2008-2011)
Member, Colorado Bar Association
Member, Programs Committee, Colorado Bioscience Association

Civic Activities

Member, Vestry, Calvary Church (2009-2012)
Member, Local Licensing Authority, City of Golden (2008-2010)
Member, Rotary Club of Golden, Colorado (2006-Present)
Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Golden (2009-2011)
Member, Architectural Review Committee, Village at Mt. Ridge HOA (2007-Present)

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Book review of "Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Fundamentals of Global Law, Practice and Strategy," Fifth Edition by Philip W. Grubb and Peter R. Thomsen; The Colorado Lawyer, July 2011 issue.

"New Product Clearance: Freedom to Operate Search and Analysis," Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal; 23(1): 14-18 (2011).

"Intellectual Property for Engineers," co-presentation with construction attorney Buck Beltzer, given to ACEC Regional Conference, November 2009.

"Fundraising and Securities Law: How to Keep the SEC Off Your Back When Raising Money for Your New Venture," co-presentation with Lucy Stark and Amy Bowler, given to seminar event hosted by Society of Physician Entrepreneurs and Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority for physician entrepreneurs and their project team members, October 2009

"Who Owns Your Idea?" Part of the series on Bioentrepreneurship, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, http://sopenet.org/index.php/resources

Jamie Sheridan