James R. Higgins Jr.


James R. Higgins, Jr. is the founder of the firm’s intellectual property law section and also handles business litigation. Since its founding, the firm’s intellectual property law section has expanded into one of the largest in the region. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Higgins was a Registered Professional Engineer for 14 years with a Fortune 100 Company.

Mr. Higgins has been recognized in the Top 10 Kentucky Super Lawyers® since 2009, The Best Lawyers in America® since the original edition (1991) in intellectual property litigation and patent litigation, in Chambers USA2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 as a leading lawyer in intellectual property in Kentucky; as the "Best Lawyers 2012 Louisville Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year" and "2013 Louisville Litigation - Patent Lawyer of the Year"; as a litigation star in Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, as a plaintiffs litigation star byBenchmark Plaintiffs 2012 and by Louisville Magazine's Top Lawyers 2012, 2013 and 2014 in patent law.


401 South Fourth Street
Suite 2600
Louisville , Kentucky , 40202
United States

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