For over a decade, Joshua has successfully represented and counseled clients in technology and intellectual property disputes. He has litigated cases relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing agreements and other technology contracts. Joshua’s clients range from large, public corporations to small startups and individuals. Through this diverse background, Joshua is able to appreciate the litigation goals of all clients and tailor the litigation strategy to effectively achieve those goals.
Clients rely on Joshua’s deep knowledge of technology and intellectual property law. He has litigated cases in district courts throughout the nation on behalf of both intellectual property owners and accused infringers. He has helped recover over $100 million in damages on behalf of plaintiffs and invalidated numerous patents on behalf of defendants. He has successfully argued before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, obtained damages and attorney fee awards through arbitration, and handled administrative proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Joshua is valued by clients and colleagues alike for consistently strong and effective case strategy, stellar work product, and proven negotiation and advocacy prowess.
Competitive by nature, Joshua thrives under the pressure that fast-paced IP litigation demands. He is totally dedicated to understanding his client’s business and helping them advance in the marketplace. Over the course of his career, Joshua has assisted clients across a range of industries including medical devices and procedures, electronics and semiconductor, software and information technology, construction and home improvement, and sporting goods and recreation. Regardless of the matter at hand, Joshua is appreciated for his ability to analyze the key issues and develop distinct solutions for resolving or winning the case.
Joshua is co-chair of Knobbe’s trade secrets litigation group. He has authored numerous articles and is co-author of a book chapter on patent litigation. He is actively involved in a number of legal organizations including the Association for Business Trial Lawyers and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Successfully obtained affirmance on appeal.
“The Answer and Other Responsive Filings,” Chapter 6 in Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook Cumulative Supplement (4ed. BNA Books 2011-2016), co-author.
“The Answer and Other Responsive Filings,” Chapter 6 in Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook (4ed. BNA 2015), co-author.
“The Answer and Other Responsive Filings,” Chapter 6 in Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook Cumulative Supplement (3ed. BNA Books 2011-2014), co-author.
“The Answer and Other Responsive Filings,” Chapter 6 in Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook (3ed. BNA 2010), co-author.
“Do You Feel Like I Do? – Advocating Patent Cases With Emotion,” American Intellectual Property Law Association (Spring Meeting 2010), co-author.
“The Answer and Other Responsive Filings,” Chapter 5 in Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook Cumulative Supplement (2ed. BNA Books 2007-2009), co-author.
“Changing Legal Landscape for Patent Trolls,” IEEE-USA Today’s Engineer (October 2008), co-author.
"The Supreme Court Takes on Patent Law," Side Bar, Federal Litigation Section of the Federal Bar Association (Summer 2007), co-author.
"A Supreme End to Patent Trolls?" Orange County Lawyer, The Orange County Bar Association (August 2007), co-author.
Willful Infringement and the Evidentiary Value of Opinion Letters after Knorr-Bremse v. Dana, 2005 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0005 (2005).
Speeches & Seminars
"Boilerplate Contract Provisions That Can Bite You in IP Litigation," Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Webcast (September 2018)