Josh E. Saltz

Partner

Josh E. Saltz is a partner with the firm. He counsels clients on intellectual property transactions, including software licensing and the protection, prosecution and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Josh is also a member of the firm’s litigation group where he files and defends lawsuits in federal court and before the United States Patent & Trademark Office Trademark Trial & Appeal Board.

He has represented clients in many industries, including technology, hospitality, fitness, architecture design, health care, finance, veterinary and consumer products such as electronics, personal care products and apparel.

Josh has worked with small Internet startups to global brands with billions in revenue. He led the domain name brand monitoring and enforcement program for a worldwide women’s apparel brand and secured the transfer of over one-hundred domain names under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy.

Josh extensively studied Intellectual Property law prior to practicing, obtaining his Master of Laws in Intellectual Property from The George Washington University Law School where he graduated with Highest Honors.

Practice Areas

  • Federal Court litigation (discovery and motion practice): primarily trademark, unfair competition and copyright disputes
  • Trademark and copyright registration and enforcement
  • Trademark clearance searches and opinions
  • Worldwide trademark prosecution (through local associates throughout the world and Madrid filings)
  • Responses to trademark office actions
  • Trademark coexistence agreements
  • Trademark licensing
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board litigation (oppositions, cancellations and concurrent use proceedings)
  • UDRP (domain) disputes
  • Software licensing
  • Product distribution agreements
  • Website and mobile terms of use

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law (with Highest Honors), 2010
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. (Magna Cum Laude), 2009 Law Review - Staff Editor
  • University of Central Florida, B.S. in Management Information Systems (Cum Laude), 2006

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Florida, 2009
  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Noteworthy

  • Master of Laws in Intellectual Property with Highest Honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2010
  • Law Review, Florida Coastal School of Law 2007-2009

Publications