McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Joseph Speyer, PhD, focuses on patent prosecution, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications related to electronics, chemistry, materials science, mechanical devices and telecommunications. He also provides freedom-to-operate opinions and litigates in district court and at the US International Trade Commission, where he has provided counsel regarding technologies such as telecommunications, electronics and mechanical devices.
Previously, Joseph was a law clerk at the US International Trade Commission, where he gained experience analyzing infringement and invalidity contentions. While in law school, he served on the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry. As a doctoral student, he developed new techniques in molecular simulation and investigated candidates for molecular conduction.