James Kerber

Patent Agent


Professional Experience

James is a patent agent with Kinney & Lange and primarily focuses his practice on patent matters, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications and conducting patentability studies. James has experience working with clients of all sizes, from individual inventors up to multinational corporations.

He holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering and a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

In his spare time, James enjoys reading non-fiction, hiking Minnesota’s many trails, playing computer games, and watching the Simpsons.


  • Emergency Design and Production of Level 1 Hospital Gowns During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Proceedings of the 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference (April 2021) coauthored with John Liu & Steven Saliterman

Representative Matters

  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications, including foreign counterparts, on a variety of technologies on behalf of multinational corporations, small businesses, and individual inventors