Joseph Morris

Joseph Morris

Patent Agent
San Francisco

Email joseph.morris@​

Phone +1 502 915 0418

Fax +1 415 374 2499

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Joe Morris advises clients on issues related to their intellectual property (IP) portfolio management and strategy. This includes the preparation, prosecution, and evaluation of patents covering software and mechanical inventions; consulting with client inventors to identify and evaluate patentable subject matter; and supporting attorneys in patent infringement issues.

He has experience in inter partes reviews and patent litigation support, particularly related to patentable subject matter issues arising out of complex Section 101 patent eligibility issues.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Joe was in private practice drafting software applications related to machine learning algorithms, automated assistant technology, and search algorithm improvements. Joe also handled patent preparation, prosecution, and litigation matters at two large general practice firms, focusing on medical device patents, software design infringement litigation, and various mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies.

Education and admissions


J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2012

M.Eng., University of Louisville, 2009

B.S., University of Louisville, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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