Joseph R. Klinicki, a Shareholder at Flaster Greenberg, is the immediate-past chair of Flaster Greenberg’s Intellectual Property (IP) Department, and he now serves as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Klinicki’s practice involves counseling clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including providing strategic guidance to companies developing, monetizing, and enforcing their IP rights, as well as defending against accusations of infringement.
Mr. Klinicki represents clients in all manners of IP disputes and transactions. His patent procurement practice includes global portfolio management responsibilities that have garnered him substantial interaction with the United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and all major foreign patent offices. He leverages this understanding of the global state of IP law to advance his clients’ business interests, and Mr. Klinicki’s clients look to him as their go-to advisor for developing effective strategies for protecting their IP worldwide. He also has substantial experience in both offensive and defensive post-grant validity proceedings, including as lead counsel for U.S. inter partes reviews (IPRs), as well as managing foreign counsel in European opposition and Chinese invalidation proceedings.