Joseph E. Washington guides clients through the intellectual property matters they face in today’s global, connected environment, including prosecution, licensing, and litigation. These include disputes regarding trademarks, domain names, copyrights, unfair competition, and Internet and computer law. Clients involved with corporate transactions turn to him for guidance on the IP aspects of their deals, including trademark, copyright, and software licenses and related agreements, as well as privacy issues and data protection.
Joseph also counsels a wide variety of clients on international trademark portfolio management, including assisting with the clearance, registration, and protection of brands on a worldwide basis. He is active in the International Trademark Association, and formerly served on its enforcement committee, online resources committee, and INTA Bulletin committee. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1999, J.D.
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, 1991, B.A.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Catholic University Law Review
Member, International Trademark Association, Enforcement Committee