James R. Klaiber is Counsel in the Intellectual Property Group of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. His practice is focused on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, transactions, and prosecution relating to technologies including automotive, telecommunication, semiconductors, display devices, and packaging. He is a former AT&T Bell Laboratories Member of Technical Staff, where his work included research and development of high speed undersea cable deployment equipment, low-power optical amplifiers, and high-energy-density batteries.
He has mechanical engineering degrees from MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Michigan, and his law degree is from Fordham University Law School. Jim recently stepped down as Chair of the ABCNY Committee on Patents, and is a board member and former Chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City.