Shartsis Friese LLP

One Maritime Plaza
Eighteenth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

d. (415) 421-6500


San Francisco IV

Joseph Mauch


Mr. Mauch is a partner in the Litigation Department. He has over ten years of experience in a number of areas of business litigation, with a particular focus on intellectual property litigation. He has extensive experience in state and federal court, as well as private arbitration. His practice also focuses on counseling clients in a variety of industries on intellectual property rights and best practices, including in relation to trademark and copyright portfolios, brand protection, and doing business online. He has worked with clients ranging from large public companies to small start-ups to individuals.

Mr. Mauch’s recent work includes:

Prosecuting and defending a variety of trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings in front of the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board for clients that included a winemaker, a developer of a popular smartphone app, and a manufacturer of gluten-free food products;

  • Achieving a preliminary injunction in a utility and design patent infringement action in the Northern District of California that lead to a favorable settlement;

  • Defending a public healthcare company in arbitrations and a state court action against competitors alleging various claims related to misappropriation of confidential information and unfair competition; and

  • Acting as “outside general counsel” assisting a food and beverage company and SAAS company with all of their litigation and potential litigation matters.

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