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James Burger

Jim Burger, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP

Jim represents technology and consumer electronics companies on intellectual property, communications, and government policy matters. Jim was Senior Director in Apple Computer’s Law Department; his responsibility included worldwide telecommunications and intellectual property policy. Jim has participated extensively in such complex matters as the FCC’s Digital Television proceedings, DVD content protection, the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI), wireless data communications, the Copy Protection Technical Working Group (CPTWG), the Advanced Access Content System (AACS), as well as representing information technology industry associations and individual IT companies before the FCC in proceedings such as Broadcast Protection, and Cable Plug & Play. Jim is Co-Chair of the FCBA IP Committee, Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Owners Association Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy Committee, and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law. Jim works, speaks, and writes extensively on legal and policy issues arising from the confluence of digital technology, telecommunications, entertainment, intellectual property, and government regulation.