Joseph is an intellectual property and technology attorney who has more than 25 years of experience in patent infringement, patent validity, all aspects of patent application preparation and prosecution, and correction of errors in issued patents through reexamination and reissues. 

He draws on both his in-house and private practice experience to counsel domestic and international corporations, university research institutions, start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Joseph is experienced in a wide variety of technologies relating to the chemical and mechanical arts, including energy, petroleum cracking catalysts, catalytic converters, internal combustion engines, biofuels, fuel cells, nanotechnology, semiconductor fabrication, medical devices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) including electrospray ionization and nanofabrication techniques including deep reactive-ion etching (DRIE), medical devices, optics, optical fibers and pharmaceuticals.

  • New York Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Reasons to File a Patent on Your Research Discovery, F.I.R.E. (For Inventors, Researchers, and Entrepreneurs) Series LXVII, University of Rochester Medical Center, January 12, 2012
  • Common Intellectual Property Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them, Growth Leadership Seminar Series, High Tech Rochester, December 1, 2011

  • "Bill Would ‘Harmonize’ Patent Process with World," The Daily Record, March 9, 2011. Joseph provided commentary throughout this feature story discussing a proposed Senate bill prior to the passage of the America Invents Act that includes significant changes to the U.S. patent system.