Joseph A. Sawyer, Jr.
Joseph A. Sawyer, Jr. of the law firm, Sawyer Law Group, PC is the managing partner and principal shareholder of the firm. In his almost thirty-year legal career, he and his firm has prepared and prosecuted over 1700 issued US patents and counsels clients in trademark, copyright, trade secret, and licensing protection, including writing patent validity and infringement opinions.
Mr. Sawyer provides advice and counsel to a range of clients from Fortune 100 companies to individual inventors on a variety of intellectual property matters over a variety of technologies. These IP matters include patent procurement, IP strategy, IP licensing, reexaminations and other IP issues.
Before entering private practice, Joe was Assistant General Counsel for Chips and Technologies and Area Patent Counsel for Advance Micro Devices. He held in-house counsel positions at Hughes Aircraft Co., Pitney Bowes, and AT&T Bell Labs. He has negotiated and evaluated technology licenses for governments and commercial contracts.