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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


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



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • 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.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

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

1938 E Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ, 85016-7234


AZActive 199606/01/2015
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 University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - 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