James F. Gottman

Of Counsel
P: (937) 449-6403
F: (937) 449-6405
Jim Gottman is the former Chair of the Intellectual Property department and a member of the Board of Directors and Management Council. Jim's practice focuses on patent application preparation and prosecution, both U.S. and foreign, opinions regarding patentability, patent infringement and validity, technology licensing, and litigation.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Dayton Bar Association - Professional Ethics Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Humane Society of Greater Dayton, Executive Committee


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Copyright, Patent and Tademark Law 
  • Listed in Who's Who in Law
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List
  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" in Dayton for Patent Law by The Best Lawyers in America®, 2015, 2017