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Joseph R Meaney

Joseph R Meaney

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Patent Application, Trademark Application, Patent Infringement, Trademark Infringement

About Me

I am a registered patent attorney and a licensed professional engineer in Arizona. I represent clients in all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright law. His practice includes patent and trademark prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, litigation of intellectual property disputes in both federal and state court, and the preparation of various documents, including licensing agreements and assignments. I am admitted in both the state and federal courts of Arizona.

Prior to attending law school, I was a structural engineer for more than four years with a mid-size engineering firm in Massachusetts and New York.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Trademark Infringement: 20%
    19 years
  2. Patent Infringement: 20%
    19 years
  3. Trademark Application: 20%
    19 years
  4. Patent Application: 20%
    16 years
  5. Intellectual Property: 20%
    19 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael F Campillo

    I endorse this lawyer. Joe is a very conscientious professional. His care for his client's bests interests is unparalleled. Joe will take the extra step that many others will not take.


    Michael Campillo Patent Application Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Venable, Campillo, Logan & Meaney, P.C.

1938 E Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ, 85016-7234



AZActive 199606/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
TortsAmerican Jurisprudence Award1995
Criminal LawAmerican Jurisprudence Award1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Litigation attorneyMohr, Hackett, Pederson, Blakely & Randolf, P.C.1995 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Patent BarPatent Attorney1999 - Present
Board of Technical RegistrationCivil Engineer1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. et al9th Circuit reversed and remanded back to District Court; outcome still pending
In Re Ex Parte Reexamination of U.S. Patent No. 5,867,422 (BPAI 2009)Reversed initial decision rejecting all claims; 13 out of 20 claims now allowable; currently awaiting Board's decision on appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
JurimetricsHorizontal Gaze Nystagmus: A Closer Look1996
JurimetricsFrye to Daubert: Is a Pattern Unfolding?1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Tufts UniversityCivil EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
M&A RoundtableIntellectual Property & Transactions2012
CLE conference - PhoenixIntroduction to Copyright, Trademark and Other IP Law2011