James P. McParland

Partner

James P. McParland

Partner

James (Jim) McParland, Ph.D. is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Jim counsels clients in intellectual property matters, where his practice focuses on patent preparation, both U.S. and foreign prosecution, due diligence, and litigation support. Jim has experience in the areas of small molecule chemistry, pharmaceuticals, polymers, batteries, and medical devices. He is a member of the Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice.

Prior to joining Foley as an associate, Jim served as a summer clerk in the Madison office where he assisted attorneys in the IP Department.

Affiliations

  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Chemical Society

Presentations and Publications

  • Co-author, “Divalent and Multivalent Activation in Phosphate Triesters: A Versatile Method for the Synthesis of Advanced Polyol Synthons,” European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2009)
  • Co-author, “Total Synthesis,” Chemtracts (2008)
  • Co-author, “Decarboxylative Coupling in 2006: Advances, Insights, and Applications,” Chemtracts (2007)
  • Co-author, “Divalent Activation in Temporary Phosphate Tethers: Highly Selective Cuprate Displacement Reactions,” Organic Letters (2006)