Josh Pond is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on intellectual property counseling, including all aspects of patent litigation and portfolio strategy. He has experience with pre-suit investigations, district court Markman hearings and jury trials, International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations and trials, and expert witness testimony. Mr. Pond also counsels clients on patent portfolio development and acquisition, patent licensing and negotiations, as well as patent prosecution and validity challenges before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, particularly inter partes review (IPR).

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pond was principal in the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm where he was a leader of its Post Grant Practice Group, with his practice centered on patent litigation and strategic counseling. Prior to law school, Mr. Pond served as a Field Artillery Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, California for seven years. He was deployed to the Persian Gulf and awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

In 2014, Mr. Pond was recognized as a Washington, D.C. "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Standing Committee on the International Trade Commission, Member (2012-Present)

International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA), Member (2008-Present)

Graduate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) Deposition Program (San Diego 2006), Expert Deposition Program (San Diego 2006), and Trial Skills Program (New Orleans 2008)

The HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI), Member


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2004)
    cum laude
  • Stanford University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering (1994)
  • Stanford University, B.A., Political Science (1994)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia (2005)
  • Virginia (2004)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2006)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Who We Are

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Joshua B. Pond

Experience Highlights

In re Certain Athletic Footwear

Reebok against Respondents RBX Active in patent infringement and importation investigation related to athletic shoe sole functionality. Case more

In re Certain Semiconductor Devices
Defending Broadcom and its six downstream customers Technicolor, HTC, Comcast, Arista, NETGEAR, and ARRIS in patent infringement and importation more
Aevoe v. Racing Optics
Counsel for patentee Racing Optics in four inter partes review petitions filed by competitor Aevoe challenging validity of Racing Optics’ more
In re Certain Electronic Devices
Represented Respondent Samsung against Complainant Ericsson in patent infringement and importation investigation related to smartphones, more