James Boone Baxter focuses on patent litigation in district courts and before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), as well as patent-related antitrust litigation. Boone has experience with matters involving electronics, software, pharmaceuticals, oilfield technology, and semiconductor processing.
Prior to joining Heim, Payne & Chorush, Boone completed judicial clerkships for two U.S. District Courts in the IP-focused Eastern District of Texas. He served as a law clerk and chief staff attorney for Chief Judge Leonard Davis and later as law clerk for Judge Robert William Schroeder III, working on intellectual property, antitrust, FLSA, and criminal matters.
Before becoming an attorney, Boone had a career as an engineer for a global oilfield services company where he worked directly with large international energy clients. In that capacity, he operated proprietary and patented technology, an experience that provides valuable business perspective and technical expertise for his litigation practice.