Jim Struthers

Principal at Richard Law Group


Jim has more than 20 years’ experience in intellectual property law, focusing on domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement and defense (including representation of clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board), domain name recovery (including hundreds of UDRP proceedings), Internet scams and other online disputes. Jim leverages extensive in-house experience and a broad technology background to deliver commercially astute, actionable advice and tailored, practical solutions. Jim’s clients include leading technology, communications, retail and social media brands. Before joining Richard Law Group in 2009, Jim was Managing Counsel for Hewlett-Packard and chief Trademark Counsel for Agilent Technologies.


  • J.D., University of Texas
  • M.S.M.E., Northwestern University
  • B.S.M.E., Rice University

Recognition and Affiliations

  • Listed 2012 – 2016, World Trademark Review’s The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
  • “Roundly endorsed… he is completely on the ball and clients adore his unflashy, assiduous approach” – WTR 2014
  • Speaker, Staying Outside the Penalty Box, International Trademark Association (INTA) Trademark Administrators Conference 2012
  • INTA Enforcement Committee, 2016 – present
  • INTA Internet Committee, 2009 – 2013