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James Fleming

James Fleming



• Attorney-at-Law, State Bar of California

• Registered Patent Attorney, U.S.A.

• Juris Doctorate, California Western School of Law

• Master of Science, San Diego State University

• Bachelor of Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo



Mr. Fleming focuses on all aspects of patent law, including the strategic planning and development of IP portfolios, patent drafting and prosecution as well as rendering patent opinions.  He is also involved in filing responses to office actions and communicating with applicants and foreign associates.

Mr. Fleming’s primary areas of technical experience include biotechnology, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, medical devices, engineering and computer science. He brings high-tech research and development experience as well as legal expertise to the firm and is skilled at strategically preparing and prosecuting patent applications in various disciplines. He draws on his experience with PCT applications as well as national stage filings in the U.S., E.U. and Asian Pacific countries to develop effective IP strategies. His efforts have been instrumental in the success and growth of many high-technology companies.

Prior to joining Nanyang Law, Mr. Fleming worked at a boutique U.S. IP firm where his practice emphasized patent prosecution, patent portfolio strategy and management, and patentability analysis. He also counseled clients in a range of IP and corporate issues and wrote patent infringement, validity and freedom to operate opinions. His clients ranged from small start-ups to large international companies.