Joe’s experience spans a wide variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, semiconductor packaging and fabrication, automotive, fiber optics, software, heavy industries, mining and agriculture. Joe is a member of our technology steering committees and has chaired the firm’s Knowledge Management core group. He frequently speaks and writes about civil procedure, knowledge management, electronic discovery and emerging intellectual property issues.
Joe has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous commercial disputes, patent, copyright and trademark cases, allegations of trade secret theft and high technology disputes from inception through trial in state and federal courts, in arbitral tribunals and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Joe routinely advises clients on dispute avoidance in the context of sales, licensing, confidentiality and other commercial transactions.
In the late 1980s, Joe served as a US Army scout in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fulda, Germany and the Second Infantry Division in Camp Casey, Korea.