Joseph M. Walker

Of Counsel Chicago
Contact Info


Joe concentrates his practice in intellectual property law and technology. He works closely with clients to draft and prosecute patent applications through the US Patent and Trademark Office and internationally in a broad range of technologies, including the mechanical, chemical, medical device, and computer technology fields.

Joe also provides litigation support in patent matters. He has experience analyzing patent claims and prosecution histories, as well as developing infringement and non-infringement positions.

All Service Areas


  • UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



  • State - Illinois
  • State - Massachusetts
  • Federal - United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Federal - District of Massachusetts

Speeches and Publications

Co-Author, “Preserving the Strength and Presumed Validity of Patents: Implications of Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Limited Partnership for Life Sciences”, BNA Life Sciences Law & Industry Report, Vol. 5, No. 17, pp. 895-98 (September 9, 2011)