Valued by clients and colleagues alike for her responsiveness and in-depth technical and scientific knowledge, education and training, Joan Kluger works diligently with her clients to make critical strategic decisions surrounding valuable intellectual property assets.
With extensive global patent and trademark prosecution, maintenance and enforcement experience, Joan helps her clients to devise tactical, comprehensive plans regarding their intellectual property holdings and market objectives.
Joan draws upon her prior research and development experience in the aeronautics, telecommunications and semiconductor industries and her educational background in physics to assist clients in realizing their commercial objectives. Joan provides a diverse clientele with patent procurement advice in the electrical, mechanical, chemical process and computer fields.
Notably, she helps clients obtain patent protection of software-implemented inventions. Joan has patented inventions directed to autonomous driving technology, artificial intelligence, integrated circuit manufacturing processes, energy production systems, medical devices, videography equipment, and industrial manufacturing equipment, among other technologies.
Joan works diligently with clients to assure their brands are protected through domestic and foreign trademark registration, portfolio management, licensing and enforcement against infringers.
Professional and Community Involvement
Advisory Board member, Delaware Law School
Former co-vice chair, Delaware State Bar Association E-Discovery and Technology Law section
Member, Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee
Adviser, Patent Pro Bono Program; worked with the Delaware Law School to create the program
Former professor/teacher, university-level physics
Former adjunct patent law professor, Delaware Law School
Former member, Technology Transfer Practice Manual Editorial Committee, Association of University Technology Managers
Former board member, Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
Former member, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Semiconductor Partnership Committee
Former member, Delaware Children's Museum Advisory Board
The Best Lawyers in America, 2020-2024; Lawyer of the Year, 2024
Top Lawyers 2022, Delaware Today
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Patent and Trademark Star – Delaware, 2019-2020
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Patent Star – Delaware, 2021