Jim W. Ko


Jim W. Ko’s 20+ year legal career is incredibly diverse, ranging from his time at an American Lawyer’s top 100 law firm to his role as in-house counsel for a Taiwan-based multinational corporation, and from his position at a technology startup to his work at a legal non-profit.

With expertise in protecting patents and trade secrets, Bianchi & Brandt clients benefit from Jim’s skills in identifying and framing key issues, and efficiently driving them to consensus with all key stakeholders.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M.
  • Duke University, B.S.

Bar + Court Admissions

  • Arizona State Bar (pending)
  • Maryland State Bar
  • Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Reg. No. 54,228
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Bar

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Credential ID No. 1724795

Working with Jim W. Ko

  • Jim specializes in helping companies efficiently develop, protect, and enforce their intellectual property rights through all phases of a business’s development and all stages of litigation.


  • Mandarin Chinese

Outside Interests & Activities

  • Coaching youth athletics