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Representative Patents

James Hallenbeck is a Principal at Schwegman and a licensed attorney focusing on patent prosecution in various technology areas including complex computer software systems. Jim received a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Chapman University in Orange, California (B.S., cum laude, 1998) and a Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2004). Jim has written and prosecuted many patent applications involving software. Technological areas Jim works in include trusted platform modules, intrusion and threat detection and mitigation, in memory databases, relational database management, industrial system control, agent based resource allocation, business modeling, data compression, web based merchandising, print defect detection, 3D graphic modeling and rendering, data visualization, logistics management, semiconductor design and simulation, document authoring and rendering, encryption, network load balancing, multiprocessor management and synchronization, and many others. Prior to joining the firm, Jim worked as a software engineer and analyst, designing and developing global software systems supporting a wide range of industries including financial services, automotive, and insurance. Additionally, Jim spent over five years as a United States Marine. He is a board member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and is the President of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association.


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William Mitchell College of Law 
St. Paul, MN, 2004, J.D.

Chapman University 
Orange, CA, 1998, B.S.
Honors: Cum Laude;
Major: Computer Information Systems

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations
Board of Directors, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Disabled American Veterans
Past Board of Directors Member, Northeast Iowa School of Music
Past Experience
Past Experience

Educational Credit Management Corporation

Electronic Data Systems

St. Paul Companies

Representative Patents
Representative Patents

Print Defect Detection


Managing Network Traffic Flow


Network Load Balancing


Decoupled Logical and Physical Data Storage within a Database Management System


Storage Subsystem Access Prioritization by System Process and Foreground Application Identification


System Information Synchronization in a Links-Based Multi-Processor System


Interleaving Compressed Archives within a Page Description Language File


Dual Access to Concurrent Data in a Database Management System


User Aware Collaboration Playback and Recording


Test Engine


Voice Business Client