Joseph Marcano-Estevez helps clients protect their intellectual property by preparing and prosecuting patent applications for technologies in the electrical and mechanical fields. His practice focuses on advising clients on patent strategies that align with their business goals by thoroughly understanding their technology.

While earning his undergraduate degree, Joseph conducted research on semiconductor technologies while participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program at the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST). He also worked as a student intern, supporting the lead electrical engineer in a thermoelectric steam plant. Following his graduation, he gained over eight years of experience working as an electrical engineer, specializing in the design and installation of electrical systems across various industries, including the consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and renewable energy industries.

During his time in law school, Joseph helped small business owners, entrepreneurs, student-inventors, and professors protect their intellectual property as part of the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic Course, where he participated in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Law School Clinic Certification Program.

Prior to joining BoMc, Joseph was at a boutique intellectual property firm where he worked on technologies such as semiconductors, image sensors, digital circuits, power systems, consumer electronics products, and mechanical inventions. His practice focused on prosecuting patent applications for semiconductors and collaborating with foreign counsel on patent portfolio strategies for a Fortune Global 500 company.

* Admitted only in VA. Practice limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.


  • Advised on patent portfolio strategies and prosecuted domestic patent applications on semiconductor technologies for a company among top U.S. patent filers.
  • During law school, Joseph was certified to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in patent and trademark matters under the guidance of the law school clinic supervisor.
  • While employed as an engineer, Joseph worked as an electrical engineer on a 40MW utility-scale solar power project in Puerto Rico.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Intellectual Property Law, 2022
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2012


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Member
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Member