James Mason

Patent Counsel

Emory Patent Group

Phone: (404) 727-5259

Email: james.mason@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Juris Doctorate, Law, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA
  • Masters of Science, Organic Chemistry, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, LV
  • Bachelors of Science, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI


Jim is Patent Counsel with the Emory Patent Group. He has over a decade of experience pursing patent rights at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and currently prepares and prosecutes patents to pharmaceutical, chemical, and life science technologies for the Emory Office of Technology Transfer. Prior to Emory, he worked for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and the intellectual property firm of Medlen & Carroll LLP both located in the greater Boston area. Jim started his career as a medicinal chemist the in biotechnology hub of San Diego, California before attending law school. His graduate work, in the area of nanotechnology, resulted in several scholarly publications. Jim is a member of the California and Texas State Bar Associations.