Joseph M. Reisman is a partner in our San Diego office.
During the course of his graduate studies in biochemistry, Dr. Reisman was awarded "La Bourse Chateaubriand" by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Embassy to the United States. Under that six-month grant, he continued his doctoral research regarding the structure and function of certain DNA-binding proteins at the Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France. After attending law school, he served for two years as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie, Circuit Judge, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Dr. Reisman's practice involves patent prosecution and strategic counseling, chiefly for clients in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as patent litigation and appellate work involving various technologies. He has served, since 2000, as an Adjunct Professor, teaching Patent Law at the University of San Diego, School of Law. He also regularly speaks on a variety of intellectual property matters.
In 2007 and 2008, The San Diego Daily Transcript named Dr. Reisman, based on peer voting, one of eleven "Top Attorneys" for Intellectual Property (Transactional) law. For 2009, 2010 and 2011, Dr. Reisman was named a San Diego SuperLawyer, and for 2010 and 2011, Dr. Reisman was named to the list of “Best Lawyers in America.”
Dr. Reisman joined the firm in 1998, and became a partner in 2002.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie, Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1996-1998