Irwin IP Welcomes New Partner

Last year, Irwin IP underwent a transformative shift into a partnership, with Lisa Holubar, Mike Bregenzer, and Jason Keener joining Irwin IP’s founder Barry Irwin as partners.  Since then, the firm has experienced sustained growth and remarkable success, solidifying its position as a leader in intellectual property litigation.  We are delighted to announce effective January 1, 2024, this momentum continues with the addition of Joseph Saltiel being named as a Partner of the firm.

Joseph Saltiel joined Irwin IP in 2021 as a Senior Attorney, bringing with him an extensive background as an intellectual property litigator.  With a proven track record of effectively advocating for clients in various courts nationwide, as well as before the USPTO and the ITC, Joseph specializes in IP litigation, counseling, and licensing.  His expertise extends to clients beyond the United States, showcasing his adeptness in navigating international legal landscapes.  While rooted in the electrical and computer arts, Joseph has successfully managed cases spanning diverse technologies, demonstrating quick proficiency in adapting to new and evolving technical fields.  Furthermore, Joseph has earned the recognition as a “Leading Lawyer” for each of the last four years.  This peer selected accolade is a testament to his exceptional legal skills and the high regard in which he is held within the legal community.

In addition to his role at Irwin IP, Joseph Saltiel is also an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Law.  There, he imparts his knowledge by teaching classes on both patent law and trade secrets.  This commitment to education underscores his dedication to contributing to the development of future legal professionals.

“I am extremely proud to have Joe join our partnership.  Joe is an amazing attorney, and he has contributed significantly to the success of the firm,“ Barry Irwin commented regarding Joseph’s elevation to partner.  “I look forward to working with Joe and the other partners at Irwin IP for the foreseeable future.”

Please join us in celebrating this significant achievement for Joseph Saltiel and his unwavering commitment to innovation, integrity, and having an impact in the legal community.  We look forward to the growth and contributions of our dynamic team as we continue to navigate new horizons and further expand our impact.

Irwin IP specializes in mission-critical intellectual property and technology litigation, catering to a diverse client base, including Fortune 500 companies and innovative startups.  Our expertise extends to enforcing and protecting intellectual property portfolios, ensuring our clients’ product lines, worth hundreds of millions annually, remain secure.  Notably, we routinely, successfully litigate against the largest, most prestigious law firms representing the largest companies in the world on matters valued in the tens and hundreds of millions.