Joseph V. Saphia

USA: New York

Haug Partners
745 Fifth Avenue,
New York, NY 10151
United States

Tel: +1.212.588.0800


Joseph Saphia is an Intellectual Property Partner in the firm’s New York City office of Haug Partners. Joseph’s practice has a particular emphasis on patent and trademark procurement and litigation. Joseph serves on the Haug Partners’ Executive Committee and is recognized as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars. Throughout his career, Joseph has represented a wide range of clients, including technology start-up companies and international pharmaceutical and consumer goods companies.

In addition to patent and trademark litigation, he has prosecuted patents and authored opinions of counsel in various technical fields including: chemical compounds, pharmaceutical formulations, methods of treatment, biological products, medical devices, methods of producing biologics, genetically modified plants, methods used in genetic modifications, food products, manufacturing processes, electrical devices, software systems, and graphic user interfaces.

For 20 years, Haug Partners has provided synthesized multidisciplinary legal services for life science and technology businesses.

We deliver added value to our clients by assembling a multidisciplinary team tailored to each client’s needs that thoroughly analyzes a matter, develops a comprehensive legal strategy, and then delivers an integrated solution. Our services include: antitrust litigation and counseling; commercial litigation and strategic counseling; due diligence; FDA compliance and counseling; intellectual property enforcement; intellectual property procurement and strategy; international trade commission actions; investigations, compliance, and risk mitigation services; licensing and transactions; and trademarks & unfair competition.

Haug Partners’ New York office is home to our state-of-the-art litigation suite, which features a fully functioning mock courtroom, war rooms, conference space, witness-preparation rooms, and document/duplication services. Our Washington, DC office offers quick access to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; the U.S. International Trade Commission; the Department of Justice; the Federal Trade Commission; the Food and Drug Administration; and federal district courts in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Haug Partners’ Boston office is located at One Post Square, and is within walking distance to South Station, the Seaport, Boston’s courthouses, and the Red Line to Cambridge. Haug Partners has also developed and maintains close working partnerships with firms in Germany, China, and Japan, enabling our attorneys to counsel clients in an increasingly global marketplace.

Haug Partners’ strength resides in its people. We have attorneys and advisors with advanced degrees in specialized technical fields and extensive industry experience.