Bryan K. James


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Bryan James represents charter schools and nonprofits in all manner of legal disputes. He has experience litigating in the state and federal courts of California, federal courts in Texas, Illinois, and Delaware, and federal courts of appeal. 

Before joining Young, Minney & Corr, LLP, Bryan was a Senior Director of IP Strategy at a large entertainment technology company. Bryan was responsible for licensing proprietary technology to major electronics manufacturers, social media companies, cable networks, and streaming media platforms. Previously, Bryan was an IP Litigation attorney in two international law firms in the Silicon Valley offices, where he represented industry-leading social media and technology companies in significant patent disputes. With over more than eight years of experience as an IP litigator, Bryan crafted creative and effective legal strategies, developed evidence, deposed and defended both lay and expert witnesses, drafted case-ending motions, and fought for his clients in trial and appellate hearings. He has obtained successful outcomes for clients in preliminary motions, summary judgment, trial, and appeal, including a case that resulted in a precedential opinion at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bryan is a long-time supporter of educators and education, stemming from his time teaching Latin and Roman History at the University of Texas and clerking for the University of Texas System Office of General Counsel.



  • University of Texas School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Texas at Austin (M.A.)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (B.A.)

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