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Joseph R. Carnicella is an associate with Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. and focuses his practice in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation. Joseph also works with clients to register, monitor and defend trademarks. Joseph received his J.D. degree in 2005 from Duquesne University School of Law and his B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from The Pennsylvania State University in 2002. While in law school, Joseph served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Joseph is admitted in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Also, Joseph is admitted into the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 50%
    9 years



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Contact Info

Picadio, Sneath, Miller & Norton, P.C.

444 Liberty Avenue
Suite 1105
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Trademarks and TradesecretsCALI2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Litigation AttorneyPicadio Sneath Miller & Norton, PC2009 - Present
Litigation AttorneyMorella & Associates, A Professional Corporation2007 - 2009
Litigation AttorneyFlamm Walton2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pittsburgh Social ExchangeAdvisory Board2011 - Present
DRIN/A2009 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2007 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
PSMN BlogVarious2013
PSMN BlogVarious2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawN/AJ.D.2005
Pennsylvania State UniversityBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyB.S.2002
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
DRI IP Seminar 2013Trial Advocacy - View from the Bench2013
DRI Annual MeetingIntellectual Property2012