Joe Capraro guides intellectual property owners on how best to develop and strategically protect their IP assets. Joe, a partner in Proskauer's Patent Law and Intellectual Property Groups, leads the patent and trademark prosecution and technology licensing groups.
Over the course of his 25+ year career, Joe has developed broad experience in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, managing intellectual property assets, working closely with the patent office to build valuable patent and trademark portfolios for U.S. and global clients. He aggressively pursues patent and trademark protection on behalf of his clients in technology fields often crowded with existing patents and publications.
Joe delivers clients practical legal advice across the entire spectrum of intellectual property areas, from strategic portfolio development, patent and trademark prosecution and technology licensing, to intellectual property due diligence in corporate transactions and intellectual property litigation support. In addition, he provides freedom-to-operate analyses and patent clearance opinions, leads Proskauer's IPR and post-grant proceedings practice, performs pre-litigation patent reviews, conducts IP due diligence on corporate transactions, and negotiates IP licenses and agreements.