Joseph Saltiel joined Irwin in 2021 as a Senior Attorney. Joseph is an IP litigator with a long track record of successfully representing clients in courts across the country, USPTO, and the ITC. His practice focuses on IP litigation, counseling, and licensing. Joseph has substantial experience representing clients based outside the United States. His background is in the electrical and computer arts, but he has handled matters involving a variety of technologies and is skilled at quickly mastering new technologies.
Joseph is a registered patent attorney and prior to joining the Firm, Joseph served clients in law firms in Chicago. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was a member of the technical staff at Bell Labs where he designed and wrote software relating to the telecommunications industry. Joseph is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Law where he teaches classes on both patent law and trade secrets.
Joseph received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law. During law school, Joseph was the Internet Editor for the Law Review and the Journal of Law, Technology, and Policy. Joseph holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Joseph has assisted clients in a range of different matters, including, for example, the following:
University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana-Champaign J.D. magna cum laude
University of Illinois at Chicago M.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign B.S. Computer Science
“Leading Lawyer” (2020-present)
3-Time Recipient of Super Lawyers Rising Star – Intellectual Property Litigation
Federal Circuit Cracks Down on PTAB Twice in One Week for Blindsiding Patent Owners, Oren Tech., LLC, v. Proppant Express Inv. LLC, 2019-1778 (Fed. Cir. July 23, 2021) Qualcomm Inc. v. Intel Corp., 2020-1589 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2021)