Barnes & Thornburg LLP
With extensive global patent and trademark prosecution, maintenance and enforcement experience, Joan helps her clients to devise tactical, comprehensive plans regarding their intellectual property holdings and market objectives.
Joan draws upon her prior research and development experience in the aeronautics, telecommunications and semiconductor industries and her educational background in physics to assist clients in realizing their commercial objectives. Joan provides a diverse clientele with patent procurement advice in the electrical, mechanical, chemical process and computer fields.
Notably, she helps clients obtain patent protection of software-implemented inventions. Joan has patented inventions directed to autonomous driving technology, artificial intelligence, integrated circuit manufacturing processes, energy production systems, medical devices, videography equipment, and industrial manufacturing equipment, among other technologies.
Joan works diligently with clients to assure their brands are protected through domestic and foreign trademark registration, portfolio management, licensing and enforcement against infringers.