Joseph R. Falcon, III
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Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.
  • Penn State University, B.S. Material Science and Engineering

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Recognitions

  • Patent Legislation of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, vice chair
  • Pennsylvania Rising Stars (2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, vice chair for patent legislation

Publication

  • "Managing Intellectual Property Rights: The Cost of Innovation," Duquesne Business Law Journal, Spring 2004, 6 Duq. Bus.L.Rev., No.2.

Presentations

  • "Legal Tech Talk for Your 21st Century Business", BIG U 2018 (May 2018)
  • “Common Legal Issues You Need to Know”, PA Treasury’s Small Business Initiative at York College (October 2016)
  • “Legal Issues Involved in Growing your Business “, PA Treasury’s Small Business Initiative at York College (October 2016)
  • “Common Legal Issues for New Businesses”, PA Treasury’s Small Business Initiative at York College (October 2016)
  • "Outside the Box Innovations v. Travel Caddy: Can Minor Infractions be Inequitable Conduct?" Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education" (April 2013)
  • "Managing Intellectual Property Rights: The Cost of Innovation," Duquesne Business Law Journal, Spring 2004, 6 Duq. Bus.L.Rev., No.2.

Community Involvement

  • Newtown Square Presbyterian Church, former board of trustees member
  • Newtown Square Petticoat League, former board president
  • Leadership Chester County, 2013 graduate
  • Habitat for Humanity Delaware County, former board member

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Joseph R. Falcon, III

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jfalcon@barley.com
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Joe Falcon is an intellectual property lawyer registered as a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office patent attorney. As a member of the Intellectual Property and Business practice groups, Joe practices all phases of patent and trademark law, including prosecution, licensing, litigation, validity and infringement studies, and IP related business counseling. Joe assists clients ranging from early-stage startups to established companies in developing and commercializing patent portfolios and implementing strategies that meet the client's business needs.

Examples of Joe’s work in the intellectual property arena include: 

  • Asserting patent rights against willful infringers in a competitive market place
  • Counseling start-ups on ownership and procurement of patent and trademark rights
  • Crafting research and development agreements to meet IP ownership needs
  • Conducting patent due diligence in large scale acquisitions of international patent rights
  • Developing an IP portfolio to protect against competitor design arounds
  • Enforcing trademark rights against foreign entities distributing into the United States
  • Prosecuting post grant proceedings to broaden the scope of patent protection
  • Performing product clearances to manufacture parts for sale
  • Reviewing software license agreements to advise client on status of proprietary rights

Originally from Pittsburgh, Joe and his wife Laurie now reside in Newtown Square, Pa., with their three daughters, two dogs and two cats. He's an avid golfer, and in the winter you can find him on the slopes snowboarding.

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