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V. James Adduci II
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

1133 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036


V. James Adduci II is the founding partner of Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP, a law firm located in Washington , D.C. that specializes on international commercial matters. Jim has served as the managing partner from 1981 through 2019. Annually recognized as a leader before the United States Trade Commission in the field of Section 337 litigation. The company has the largest collection of international trade prosecutors specializing in Chapter 337 under one roof. The firm's lawyers have taken part in almost a fifth of the 850 + Section 337 lawsuits filed before the United States. International Commercial Commission. Jim advises a diverse group of clients in his practice on international trade, intellectual property and international commercial transactions. He represents parties involving all of the major trade statutes before various government agencies and the courts.

Gordon Arnold
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

4900 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77056, USA


Gordon is the managing partner at Arnold & Saunders, LLP, assisting clients develop intellectual property and commercialization strategy. For over 20 years, he has represented a variety of enterprises in many industries. Gordon has counseled clients in litigation, both in the United States and internationally, on valuation and enhancement of IP portfolios, as well as on avoiding infringement. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and his JD from the University of Houston College of Law. Gordon was an Associate Editor of the Houston Journal of International Law and an intern to the late Hon. Norman Black of the Southern District of Texas.

Trevor Arnold
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

1370 Creekside Blvd, Naples, FL 34108


Trevor Arnold is the Chief IP Counsel at Arthrex, Inc., a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of medical devices for orthopaedic surgery. Since 2014 Trevor has had worldwide responsibility for all IP matters for Arthrex, including patents, trademarks, royalty agreements and IP litigations. Trevor has spent nearly 10 years in private practice and over 17 years in-house. Trevor has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech. and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has drafted and prosecuted 100s of patents and trademarks in the United States and in various foreign jurisdictions. Trevor also has extensive experience in bench and jury trials as well as appellate proceedings having appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Trevor has also represented clients involved in proceedings in the U.K and Germany. He earned his J.D. from the Univ. of Dayton School of Law.

John Baldivia
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

9100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 225 East Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212


John R. Baldivia is a partner at Pierce Law Group LLP and has worked on all stages of civil litigation involving entertainment, intellectual property, and labor & employment. John brings to the team a wealth of knowledge in copyright litigation, intellectual property, as well as music industry custom and practice. John has won numerous motions and successfully negotiated favorable settlements for plaintiffs in both copyright disputes and labor & employment matters.Prior to joining Pierce Law Group LLP, John practiced in copyright litigation for the plaintiff side. He comes from a background as a music industry professional, having worked 10 years in digital content for both major label and independent music distribution. John completed his J.D. at Southwestern Law School’s evening program while working full time in the music industry. John has served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Michael R. Wilner with the U.S. Court in Central District of California, where he researched and reviewed extensive case materials in state habeas actions. He served as staff for the Southwestern Journal of International Law, where he published an article on the music industry in China.John received his undergraduate degree in Arts, Entertainment & Media Management at Columbia College Chicago with a 3.9 gpa. He is presently an active member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association in the Entertainment Law section and the Southwestern Nickel Alumni Club, the Philippine American Bar Association, and California Society of Entertainment Lawyers. John has also been an active member of the syllabus committee for the USC-BHBA Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, as well as co-chair of the BHBA Entertainment Year in Review programs.

Jane Berman
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60601


Jane has many years’ experience in prosecuting protections for all types of intellectual property, including patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights. Jane manages international patent and trademark portfolios and is experienced in using the Patent Cooperation Treaty, Madrid Protocol and other international legal tools to obtain patents and trademark registrations for her clients in the U.S. and abroad. Her broad international prosecution experience includes obtaining dozens of patents on improved medical devices, thermoplastic compositions, optical modulators and other optoelectronic devices, mining equipment, smelting furnaces, calcination and smelting processes, and internal combustion engines.