James B. Gehrke, JD

James B. Gehrke, JD

123 North 86th Street Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 774-0874 Ext. 3
Fax: (414) 774-4837

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Trademark Law, Copyright Law, IP Licensing, Patent and Trademark Searching, Patent and Trademark Opinions, Entertainment Law, Business Law, Technology Law, and Government Relations

Jim is an associate with Gehrke & Associates, S.C.  His practice focuses on trademarks and copyrights, licensing, patent and trademark searches and opinions, entertainment related law, business and corporate law, and technology related law. 

Prior to law school, Jim served with a Congressional Support Agency in Washington, D.C.   He returned to Washington, D.C. following his law school graduation and was involved in corporate legal services as well as national lobbying activities.  Before joining Gehrke & Associates, S.C., Jim worked as a legislative attorney in the Wisconsin State Senate.

  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1995, with AmJur awards in Constitutional Law and Securities Regulation
  • Marquette University, B.A., History, 1992
  • Wisconsin Bar
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
Distinctions and Community Involvement
  • Appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Jim serves on the District 2 Committee of the Lawyer Regulation System. 
  • Served on several committees of the State Bar of Wisconsin, including, the IT & E-Commerce Committee, Professionalism Committee and Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee.
  • He serves and has served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations.
  • Executive Director of Wisconsin Advanced Technology Advocates, Inc.
  • Guest speaker and facilitator at Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Waukesha Area Technical College (WCTC).