Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
Joshua practices in the areas of computer systems, software, electronics, optics, telecommunications and mechanical devices/systems.
Josh has experience with U.S. and international clients of all sizes in his patent prosecution practice. He has performed strategic intellectual property planning, including freedom to operate and due diligence analyses. He works on patent applications in a variety of software areas, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, databases, ticketing systems, social networking, video compression and storage backup systems. Josh’s computer practice further includes patent applications on various computer systems, including network processors and headset computers. He also works on a variety of patent applications in the fields of electronics, optics, and telecommunications, including manufacturing process monitoring and control circuits, circuits, microdisplays and 4G/WiMax.
Josh has also drafted patent applications for families of cases directed to MIPS-based processors. Some of these applications involve technologies such as ring-based architectures, multiple cores, cryptography, compression and networking. Additionally, he has drafted patent applications for cases involving data analysis. Applications of this technology include voice analysis, image analysis, user interfaces, data security and piracy prevention.
Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked as a patent attorney in the Office of General Counsel at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. He was also a Law Clerk for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Josh has received several honors, including a Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS) Scholar at Boston University and the recipient of the Alfred Maleson Award and the Stanley Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award at Suffolk University Law School in 2010. While at Suffolk University Law School, he was President of the Intellectual Property Law Student Association and a Research Assistant, aiding in the research, drafting, and editing of Internet Law in a Nutshell (1st ed. West). During his time at Boston University, Josh held Research Assistant positions in the High Tech Tools and Toys Lab, as well as the Center for Space Physics. In 2015, Josh was named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers.