Joanne is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Carr & Ferrell LLP. Joanne is experienced in intellectual property law matters, including preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications, strategic intellectual property planning, and patent portfolio management for both established and start-up clients.
Joanne has experience drafting patent applications and working with clients representing a wide range of technical disciplines, including software and hardware, computer networking, wired and wireless technology, telecommunication, and mechanical and pharmaceutical devices.
Prior to joining Carr & Ferrell, Joanne worked for a local Silicon Valley prior art and patent search firm.
- J.D. with Distinction, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; Certificate in Public Law and Policy
- B.S., University of California at Davis, Genetics with minor in Social and Ethnic Relations
- State Bar of California
- United States Patent & Trademark Office