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James S. Parker

Of Counsel

Phone: 352-375-8100
Email: JSP@slepatents.com Email Me
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  • B.S. With Honors
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Florida
  • M.S. With Thesis
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Florida
  • J.D. With Honors
    University of Florida College of Law


  • U.S. and International Patent Prosecution
  • Freedom-to-Operate and Patent Validity Opinions
  • U.S. and International Patent Procurement and Enforcement Strategy
  • Patentability Opinions
  • Patent Appeals
  • Patent Reexaminations and Reissues


  • Electrical
  • Optical
  • Semiconductor
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Mechanical


  • Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar
  • Florida Academic Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Florida Academic Graduate Scholar’s Fellowship
  • Book Award Future Interests, University of Florida College of Law


  • Guest lecturer at various entrepreneurial and educational forums, including:
    • Classes at the University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • University of Florida Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Design Class
    • University of Florida Integrated Product and Process Design (IPPD) Program
    • University of Florida College of Engineering Leadership Forum, and
    • Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center (GTEC)
  • The University of Florida Entrepreneurs’ Club, Past Board of Advisors
  • University of Florida Integrated Technology Ventures (ITV), Chief Legal Officer
  • Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN), Past President, Past Treasurer, Past Board of Trustees
  • Guest on Law Matters television show for discussion on Intellectual Property
  • Emergent Growth Fund II, (Angel Investment Fund) Executive Committee, Past Chairman, Vice Chairman
  • Coach, Youth Sports (basketball, baseball, soccer, and football)

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (1995)
  • The Florida Bar, Intellectual Property Committee
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

Selected Publication

  • “Noise characterization of an AlGaAs interdigitated metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector (MSM-PD),” James S. Parker and Gijs Bosman IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 39, Issue 6 (1992): 1282-1287.

Selected Patents

  • 8,138,868: Method and Structure for Magnetically-Directed, Self-Assembly of Three-Dimensional Structures
  • 8,104,533: Spray Nozzle Apparatus and Method of Use
  • 8,022,708: Fiber Optic Fault Detection System and Method for Underground Power Lines
  • 7,903,020: System and Methods for Remote Sensing Using Double-Sideband Signals
  • 7,895,257: Modular Platform Enabling Heterogeneous Devices, Sensors and Actuators to Integrate Automatically Into Heterogeneous Networks
  • 7,832,280: Method and Apparatus for Testing Load-Bearing Capacity Utilizing a Ring Cell

President of Florida Intellectual Property Group, University of Florida College of Law