1776 Ash Street
Northfield, IL 60093
James M. McCarthy (Jim) is a partner with Norvell IP who has extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law is passionate about helping clients improve people’s lives.
Mr. McCarthy has managed complex litigations involving trademark, patent, design patent, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition issues. He has participated in all phases of litigation before federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. McCarthy actively manages global trademark portfolios and develops brand building and protection strategies for his clients. He has counseled Fortune 500 corporations, small companies and individuals regarding the procurement, enforcement, and licensing of intellectual property rights. Mr. McCarthy has also conducted sophisticated trademark searches and rendered clearance and infringement opinions involving both patent and trademark law.
Mr. McCarthy is also an active volunteer and leader in the International Trademark Association (INTA), having served as Chairperson of the Pro Bono, Law Firm, Leadership Development, and Young Practitioners committees in addition to being involved as a project team leader and speaker at various INTA Annual and Leadership Meetings.
J.D., University of Dayton, 1994
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1991
Illinois Supreme Court
U.S. Dist. Court, N.D. Illinois
U.S. Dist. Court, E.D. Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. McCarthy has been recognized as a member of the Leading Lawyers Network and is a past recipient of an INTA Service Award.