Attorney James D. Schweikert Named Shareholder at Black McCuskey

Black McCuskey is pleased to announce that attorney James D. Schweikert has been named a shareholder and director of the firm.

James is the coordinator of the firm’s intellectual property practice group focusing on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and related litigation. He is well versed in mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electrical arts. James has experience acting as in-house IP counsel to several mid-market clients, reviewing and managing intellectual property portfolios, evaluating technology developments and implementing protection strategies, as well as development and review of non-disclosure, non-competition, and joint development agreements.  In addition, James is experienced in intellectual property litigation support including the analysis of legal claims and the drafting of legal briefs and related motions.

Committed to his community, James currently serves on the Executive Board for the Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council (Previous Chairman for Lakes District); member of the Historic Preservations Commission, City of Green (Past Chairman); member of the Finance Committee for Greensburg United Methodist Church; and a member/legal advisor for the Green Historical Society.  His professional memberships include the Federal Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Stark County Bar Association, and the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association.

For more information about James Schweikert, go to: James Schweikert Bio