Kyle St. James’ practice includes advising clients on patent strategy including patent portfolio development and patent prosecution strategies. He focuses his practice on computer hardware and software, internet technologies, cybersecurity, 3D printers, wireless network technologies and medical devices. Kyle has handled numerous matters related to access point and network controller design and infrastructure, especially antenna design. He has also gained experience handling patent prosecution matters pertaining to mechanical devices and automotive parts.
Additionally, Kyle handles a variety of other patent-related matters, including offensive and defensive patent portfolio reviews; validity and non-infringement analyses and opinions of third party patents directed to computer-related technologies, software and medical devices.
During law school in Silicon Valley, Kyle gained experience working at various tech companies such as Aruba Networks and eBay. In addition to this in-house experience, he has guided numerous start-ups through the initial stages of filing their first patent applications.
News & Insights
Speaking Engagements & Publications
- “The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and Its Applicability Today,” Rutan & Tucker, LLP Cybersecurity Newsletter, April 2017
- “Pro-Bono Small Business Legal Clinic,” presented by Public Law Center, ACC So-Cal and Rutan & Tucker, LLP, March 2017
- “Privacy and Security Concerns Resulting From A Lack of Regulation of IoT Devices and the Data Collected Therefrom,” Rutan & Tucker, LLP Cybersecurity Newsletter, October, 2016
- “Applying Alice: Summer 2016 in Review,” Daily Journal publication, August 2016
Awards & Affiliations
Memberships & Associations
- Orange County Bar Association
- OC Intellectual Property Associations
- California Bar Association
- Eta Kappa Nu – Electrical And Computer Engineering Honor Society
Awards & Honors
- High Tech Law Certificate with Honors
- High Tech Excellence Award
- Senior Comments Editor for the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 29
- CALI Excellence for Constitutional Law II