Joe Greco

Joe Greco is a trial and appellate attorney with over 30 years’ experience in Silicon Valley and throughout the United States. Since graduating with highest honors from Stanford Law School, he has litigated a wide variety of intellectual property cases, including patent, trade secret, trademark, and copyright; and business cases involving contracts, licenses, partnerships, corporations, real estate, employment, and antitrust.

Joe has represented large companies, small companies, and individuals in diverse industries such as software, e-commerce, radiology, medical products, semiconductors, magnetic media, toys, online dating, video games, real estate, and the legal and medical professions.

Joe has earned an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. In 2019 and in 13 prior years Thomson Reuters® has named him a Northern California Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation. Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, an international publication, selected Joe as one of its IP Stars in 2017-19.

Joe has extensive litigation, trial, and appellate experience in federal and state courts in California; federal courts in Delaware, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia; the International Trade Commission; the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Joe was a partner in Skjerven Morrill LLP, a San Jose-based intellectual property law firm; a director in Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, PC, in Palo Alto and San Francisco (now Arnold & Porter); and a partner in Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP in Palo Alto (now Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP).

Bar Admissions:

State of California, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California;
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan;

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Federal Circuits

Bar Associations:

Federal Circuit Bar Association; Santa Clara County Bar Association;
San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property Inn of Court (Master)

Education:

Dartmouth College,
A.B. (Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Stanford Law School,
J.D. (Order of the Coif)

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     San Jose, CA 95113

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