James W. Pravel

James PravelJim Pravel has helped inventors and entrepreneurs for over 25 years. His full educational bio is available on Linkedin here

Jim has the solid experience and good judgement to help you with your IP.  Whether it is a routine or complex patent application or a response to a challenging trademark application, Jim has the experience and skill to get the job done right and at a fair cost.  

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Jim has experience not only with preparing, filing and processing patent and trademark applications to issue, but also has experience litigating issued patents and trademarks.  Through litigation, Jim has learned what makes a strong patent or trademark.

Samples of US Patents and US Trademark Registrations obtained by Jim Pravel are available here.

Summary of Jim Pravel’s Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in a wide range of technical areas.  A list of technical areas is available here.
  • Jim formed Pravel Intellectual Property Law, PC in 1994 with the goal of providing cost effective, aggressive legal services for his firm’s clients and to treat each client with dignity and respect.  In 2009 the firm name was expanded to include the dba Intella IP and registered as a US Service Mark.
  • Jim was sponsored by his father, Bernarr Roe Pravel in 1996, to be admitted to the United States Supreme Court.  He is also admitted to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, all courts in Virginia, all courts in Texas (inactive status), the District of Columbia (inactive status) and is licensed before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Jim is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.


Jim Pravel is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell. The Martindale AV Preeminent Rating[1] reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence.

(Martindale-Hubbel (R) Peer Review Ratings)

[1] CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

 Call Jim today at 703-549-4114 or contact him online here.