Developing innovative strategies to protect my clients’ interests while working as a team to grow their business is a passion of mine.

Joe concentrates his practice on counseling his clients to achieve a strategic advantage through an intellectual property lens, focusing primarily on patent clearance, preparation, and prosecution. He also has experience performing due diligence and assisting with acquisitions. Joe additionally supports his colleagues in intellectual property disputes relating to patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.

Joe has written and prosecuted a litany of technology areas from food-forming machines to antennas, but primarily focusing on electromechanical and robotic systems in the surgical technologies and automotive spaces. Joe works with a range of clients including solo inventors, start-ups, and multi-national Fortune 500 companies.

In addition to his intellectual property experience, Joe also acts as outside “general counsel” to businesses, serving as a "legal concierge" for his clients–handling matters personally and connecting clients with the right colleague for any legal matter that may arise. Joe takes a very involved, hands-on role, ensuring that the needs of the client are met.


Intellectual Property

When ideas translate into products, processes, art, or authorship, we help clients protect their innovations and commercialize their work.



  • University of Detroit Mercy Law School, 2016
    • J.D. 
  • Florida Institute of Technology, 2012
    • B.S., Molecular Biology 


  • Michigan IP Inn of Court, 2014-present, Member Chair 2022-present 
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association 
  • Intellectual Property Law Section Council, 2023 - 2026


  • Michigan, 2016
  • USPTO, 2017 

Professional Achievements

  • Best Lawyers Ones to Watch 2023 - Intellectual Property 
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2023