- Litigation for Intellectual Property Issues
- Patent, Trademark, & Copyright
|University ||University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, with honors|
|Law School||University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif|
|Admitted||1997, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office|
|Born||Appleton, Wisconsin, 1961|
Joe Byrne counsels clients in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secret law.
• The American Bar Association (Section on Intellectual Property Law)
• American Intellectual Property Law Association
• State Bar of Wisconsin
• Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association
• The Dane County Bar Association
• Admitted to practice before the Wisconsin State Court and U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Prior to entering law school, Joe was involved in the research and development of devices for imaging the human spine using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at General Electric Medical Systems in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He authored a paper entitled “Selectable Six-Element Multicoil Array for Entire Spine Imaging” which was presented at the 1990 Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) Scientific Assembly.
While in graduate school, Joe concentrated his efforts on the research and design of electronic circuits operating at microwave frequencies. His research efforts resulted in a United States patent and were presented at the 1989 Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineer’s (IEEE) Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT) Symposium under the title “A Highly Directive, Broadband, Bidirectional Distributed Amplifier.”
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
U.S. Patent Law Transition From “First to Invent” to “First to File” - What a Patent Applicant Should Consider Before March 16, 2013
Joe Byrne,Jason M. Hunt,Chris Hussin,Theodore J. Long,Eli Swanson, February 18, 2013
Beginning March 16, 2013, U.S. patent law will transition from a “first to invent” patent system to a “first to file” patent system. The current “first to invent” system is intended to award patents to the first person to invent a claimed invention, even if that...
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