Thomas B James (Thomas James attorney at law) is a private practice attorney with over 25 years experience at the Law Office of Tom James in Cokato, Minnesota. He focuses on business law, nonprofits, trademark registration and enforcement, copyright registration and enforcement, intellectual property licensing, and appeals. Thomas James is licensed to practice in Minnesota state and federal courts, the 8th and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal; and the United States Supreme Court. He is authorized to represent client nationwide in U.S. trademark and copyright registration applications, and in Trademark Trials and Appeals Board (TTAB) and Copyright Claims Boards proceedings.
In addition to practicing law, attorney Tom James is the author of "E-Commerce Law: The Handbook for Online Business," "Website Law" and "The History of Custody Law." e has also published numerous articles in law reviews and other business and legal publications.
Attorney Thomas James has two blogs - the nationally syndicated "The Cokato Copyright Attorney: The Law Blog of Thomas James," www.thomasbjames.com, and a personal blog at https://medium.com/@ThomasBJamesMinnesotaAttorney. The Cokato Copyright Attorney blog focuses on news and developments in the field of copyright and trademark law. The blog on Medium.com is where he posts matter that is not related to copyright or trademark law.
Attorney Tom James is the founder of Echion CLE. When he is not practicing law or writing, he teaches continuing legal education courses on trademarks and trademark law, copyright law, elimination of bias, and other topics to attorneys (for CLE credit) and to non-attorneys.
Additional certifications: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - International TEFL and TESOL Training (2022); Teaching Business English (TBE) - International TEFL and TESOL Training (2022); Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) - International TEFL and TESOL Training (2022).