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Josué A. Villalta

Josué A. Villalta focuses on patent protection, including patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, IP due diligence and general counseling on infringement issues. He represents clients in a wide range of technologies, including medical devices. 

Before joining the firm, Josué was a senior mechanical engineer with General Electric’s Power Generation division, where he performed heat transfer and fluid dynamics analyses of commercial nuclear power plants under transient operating conditions.

Josué joined the firm in 2002 and became a partner in 2008.

University of California – Hastings – School of Law, J.D., Managing Editor – Communications & Entertainment Law Journal (2001-2002)
Stanford University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering
University of California – Santa Barbara (UCSB), B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Dean’s Honor List
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Automation & Robotics

Building Construction

Building Products & Materials

Construction & Home Improvement

HVAC & Passive Ventilation


Oil & Gas



Consumer Products & Services

Food & Beverage

Sporting Goods & Recreation

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors


Clean Technology

Energy Conservation

Energy Efficient Technologies

Green Building & Construction

Solar Power

Waste Mitigation & Treatment

Fashion & Beauty



Medical Devices & Procedures

Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula




Prosthetics & Orthotics



Transportation & Vehicles

Air conditioning / Heating systems

Automotive Transportation & Powersports

Brake Systems

Passenger Transportation

Tires & Wheels

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Co-chair, 14th Annual Washington in the West Conference, January 2011
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