Josh earned his BA at the University of Florida and his JD at the University of Michigan. Now, at Barnes & Thornburg Josh focuses on creating and preserving value in IP assets through aggressive enforcement and protection of IP rights. He has represented numerous companies in high-stakes patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. In addition to litigation work, Josh has experience negotiating and drafting IP licenses, assignments, and coexistence agreements. He has also assisted clients with the prosecution of trademark and copyright registrations.
Josh also has extensive experience in advertising litigation and counseling. He has defended clients against false advertising claims brought between competitors, and by consumers individually and as a class. In addition, Josh routinely advises clients on claim creation and substantiation to help minimize the risk of litigation.
Josh is married to Jennifer Kalb – something he is thankful for every day – and has two amazing kids, Fisher and Sydney, who actually make waking up early on the weekend enjoyable.