Joseph V. Saphia is an IP attorney specializing in patent and trademark litigation and procurement. Joe brings his educational background in pharmacy and pharmacology, prior business experience, and twenty years of legal experience to fashion solutions for our clients. He serves on Haug Partners’ Executive Committee and is the chair of the firm’s Trademark Practice.
Joseph V. Saphia is an Intellectual Property Partner in the firm's New York City office. Joseph's practice has a particular emphasis on patent and trademark procurement and litigation. Joseph leads the Trademark and Unfair Practice Group, and is a member of the Hatch-Waxman and Litigation Practice Groups. Throughout his career, Joseph has represented a wide range of clients, including technology start-up companies and international pharmaceutical and consumer goods companies. In addition to patent and trademark litigation, he has prosecuted patents and authored opinions of counsel in various technical fields including: chemical compounds, pharmaceutical formulations, methods of treatment, biological products, methods of producing biologics, genetically modified plants, methods used in genetic modifications, food products, manufacturing processes, electrical devices, software systems, and graphic user interfacess.