J F (Jim) Chester, JD/LL.M
Chester PLLC

6301 Gaston Ave, Suite 730
DALLAS , Texas 75214, United States
Phone: 214-977-1750
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Science, Computers, & Tech

Practice/Organization Description

Advising start-ups, SME's and Fortune 500 companies regarding international business & trade laws, trademark, copyright, trade secret and other intellectual property protection & enforcement, and business formations and contracts.

Experience in both IP and international trade is unique in legal profession - there are few other attorneys with such dual expertise in the entire United States. As such, there are few, if any, attorneys who can spot and address the key areas where IP and international trade overlap.

Areas of Expertise

Domestic and International Business Transactions; Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret and other Intellectual Property Protection, Licensing & Enforcement; Administrative & Regulatory Law; Corporate and Business Law (including start-ups, formation and business agreements, etc.). Customs/Import & Export Law & Foreign-Trade Zones; Trade Agreements (e.g., NAFTA, WTO, etc.); Trade Regulation (A/D, CVD §201, §301, etc.), as well as ITAR, FCPA, USPTO, Copyright Office, WIPO, and other representation.

Bar Admissions


District of Columbia

Court of International Trade


* University of Houston Law Center (LL.M)

* South Texas College of Law (JD)

* Texas A&M University, Commerce

Professional Associations & Memberships



Customs & International Trade Bar Assoc.; World Affairs Council; District of Columbia Bar Assoc.; Texas Bar Assoc.; Dallas Bar Assoc.; Dallas Economists Club

Honors and Awards

Texas Super Lawyers (2013); Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers (multiple years); Alumni Ambassador, Texas A&M University; Pro Bono College of the Texas Bar; College of the State Bar of Texas; Texas Bar Foundation Fellow; Dallas Bar Foundation Fellow

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