Joseph Guy, PhD

Dr. Joseph T. Guy is a Patent Agent in the firm's Intellectual Property group focusing on complex technologies including material science, electronic components, pharmaceuticals and medical products. He has more than 23 years experience prosecuting patents and serving as expert witness on intellectual property matters.

Dr. Guy was awarded a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in physical inorganic chemistry with a focus on organometallic complexes. After a post-doctoral fellowship at Naval Research Laboratories, Dr. Guy joined E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co. in Brevard, NC where he conducted research in medical imaging technologies. He later transitioned to intellectual property manager where his primary responsibility was management of the Intellectual Property portfolio and license negotiations for the Medical Products Division. The Medical Products Division was divested to Sterling Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. in 1996 and Dr. Guy was appointed corporate patent manager responsible for managing the intellectual property for a multinational corporation.

Dr. Guy has authored numerous references in peer-reviewed journals and has written and prosecuted over 1000 U.S. and foreign patent applications, with more than 300 issued U.S. Patents and numerous foreign patents. His corporate research, management experience and intellectual property backgrounds merge to provide excellent experience in the development of an IP portfolio tailored to augment corporate strategies.