The Innovation Firm

Joshua S. Matloff

Practice Areas

Technologies

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., With Distinction
  • Boston University, B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Patent Law Association, co-chair of the Computer Law Committee
  • Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts

Joshua S. Matloff

Joshua S. Matloff Attorney

Joshua S. Matloff

Associate
Concord office
978.202.3430

Joshua practices in the areas of computer systems, software, electronics, optics, telecommunications, and mechanical devices/systems.

Josh has experience with U.S. and international clients of all sizes in his patent prosecution practice. He has performed strategic intellectual property planning, including freedom to operate and due diligence analyses. He works on patent applications in a variety of software areas, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, databases, ticketing systems, social networking, video compression, and storage backup systems. Josh’s computer practice further includes patent applications on various computer systems, including network processors and headset computers. He also works on a variety of patent applications in the fields of electronics, optics, and telecommunications, including manufacturing process monitoring and control circuits, circuits, microdisplays, and 4G/WiMax.

Josh has also drafted patent applications for families of cases directed to MIPS-based processors. Some of these applications involve technologies such as ring-based architectures, multiple cores, cryptography, compression, and networking. Additionally, he has drafted patent applications for cases involving data analysis. Applications of this technology include voice analysis, image analysis, user interfaces, data security, and piracy prevention.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked as a patent attorney in the Office of General Counsel at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. He was also a Law Clerk for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Josh has received several honors, including a Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS) Scholar at Boston University and the recipient of the Alfred Maleson Award and the Stanley Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award at Suffolk University Law School in 2010. While at Suffolk University Law School, he was President of the Intellectual Property Law Student Association and a Research Assistant, aiding in the research, drafting, and editing of Internet Law in a Nutshell (1st ed. West). During his time at Boston University, Josh held Research Assistant positions in the High Tech Tools and Toys Lab, as well as the Center for Space Physics.  In 2015 and 2016, Josh was named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers.  He was also a judge for Northeastern University's RISE:2016 program.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts
  • "Is Your Software Patent Eligible," Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Webcast, June 8, 2017

  • Post-Alice USPTO Practice Workshop,” Boston Patent Law Association, Concord, MA, October 14, 2016
  • “Monetizing Your Business Assets Through Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights", SBANE Lecture Contributor, Waltham, MA, October 3, 2012
Biography

Joshua practices in the areas of computer systems, software, electronics, optics, telecommunications, and mechanical devices/systems.

Josh has experience with U.S. and international clients of all sizes in his patent prosecution practice. He has performed strategic intellectual property planning, including freedom to operate and due diligence analyses. He works on patent applications in a variety of software areas, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, databases, ticketing systems, social networking, video compression, and storage backup systems. Josh’s computer practice further includes patent applications on various computer systems, including network processors and headset computers. He also works on a variety of patent applications in the fields of electronics, optics, and telecommunications, including manufacturing process monitoring and control circuits, circuits, microdisplays, and 4G/WiMax.

Josh has also drafted patent applications for families of cases directed to MIPS-based processors. Some of these applications involve technologies such as ring-based architectures, multiple cores, cryptography, compression, and networking. Additionally, he has drafted patent applications for cases involving data analysis. Applications of this technology include voice analysis, image analysis, user interfaces, data security, and piracy prevention.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked as a patent attorney in the Office of General Counsel at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. He was also a Law Clerk for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Josh has received several honors, including a Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS) Scholar at Boston University and the recipient of the Alfred Maleson Award and the Stanley Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award at Suffolk University Law School in 2010. While at Suffolk University Law School, he was President of the Intellectual Property Law Student Association and a Research Assistant, aiding in the research, drafting, and editing of Internet Law in a Nutshell (1st ed. West). During his time at Boston University, Josh held Research Assistant positions in the High Tech Tools and Toys Lab, as well as the Center for Space Physics.  In 2015 and 2016, Josh was named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers.  He was also a judge for Northeastern University's RISE:2016 program.

Education
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., With Distinction
  • Boston University, B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering
Speaking Engagements
  • "Is Your Software Patent Eligible," Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Webcast, June 8, 2017

  • Post-Alice USPTO Practice Workshop,” Boston Patent Law Association, Concord, MA, October 14, 2016
  • “Monetizing Your Business Assets Through Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights", SBANE Lecture Contributor, Waltham, MA, October 3, 2012
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Patent Law Association, co-chair of the Computer Law Committee
  • Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Massachusetts

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