James R. Cady

Trademark Counsel

Jim Cady counsels large corporations, medium-sized companies, and small start-ups across a wide variety of industries on strategic development, protection, enforcement, and maintenance of extensive trademark portfolios. Jim conducts intellectual property audits and reviews to help clients identify, assess, prioritize, and plan the further development, protection, and enforcement of their intellectual property. He has ample experience developing creative and results-driven strategic and tactical plans for protection and enforcement, including global branding guidelines and enforcement strategies that take into account the landscape of varying laws and trademark registers around the world.



  • LL.M. University of London 1997
  • J.D. College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1996
  • B.S. Systems Engineering University of Virginia 1986

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, International Trademark Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • German


  • World Trademark Review, WTR 1000, Prosecution and Strategy (Gold Tier), 2018