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Joshua D. Berk

Associate

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+1.858.314.1884

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Josh is an experienced patent attorney who focuses on patent prosecution and strategic portfolio counseling. 

Josh has extensive experience with U.S. and international design patents related to consumer and industrial products and packaging, medical devices, sports equipment, and graphical user interfaces and icons. He regularly advises clients on building their design patent portfolios and strategically obtaining global protection for their designs.  

Josh drafts and prosecutes patent applications, provides patentability, infringement, and validity opinions, and implements offensive and defensive enforcement strategies for clients in a variety of technical fields, including consumer products, mechanical and automotive assemblies, medical devices, electronic and software systems, action sports, e-commerce, and manufacturing. His work also includes participating in inter partes review proceedings and supporting district court and ITC litigation.  

Prior to joining Mintz, Josh was an associate in the San Diego office of a large intellectual property and technology law firm. During law school, Josh served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Cathy L. Waldor, Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and was president of the Seton Hall Intellectual Property Law Association.

Education

  • Seton Hall University (JD)
  • Syracuse University (BS, Mechanical Engineering)

Recognition & Awards

  • ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law, 2015

Viewpoints

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Are Design Patents Missing From Your IP Portfolio?

June 23, 2020 | Blog | By Michael Van Loy, Joshua Berk

A design patent protects the visual ornamental characteristics of an article, including consumer and industrial products, medical devices and related tools, sports equipment, jewelry, product packaging, and even web-based and mobile graphical user interfaces and icons.
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