Fowler White is pleased to announce that Shareholder Joseph R. Englander has been selected for the 2024 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” award for Trademark Law in Miami, Florida.
Each year Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" recognizes the individual with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for that specialty and location.
A Shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group, Joseph handles Intellectual Property, Hemp, Food and Beverage and Customs Law issues for his clients.
Joseph served for five years as an administrator in the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). During his time with the FDACS he served as both a Food Safety Compliance Administrator and a Senior Attorney in the FDACS General Counsel’s Office in Tallahassee. He is also certified in safety programs for food manufacturing systems such as hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) and is a Certified Food Manager. Joseph attended the FDA enforcement academy for training enforcement officers who regulate the food industry. He helps clients navigate and comply with regulatory programs regarding labeling and food safety for foods and dietary supplements.
Joseph also handles a broad range of intellectual property matters, including the prosecution of United States and international patents, trademarks and copyrights, the negotiation and enforcement of intellectual property transactions and licensing agreements and the representation of corporations and individuals in intellectual property disputes and related corporate matters. He is experienced in trials before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Regularly managing domain name arbitrations and due diligence for acquisitions of corporations and intellectual property portfolios, Joseph prepares intellectual property protection strategies and drafts and enforces client software agreements for clients' worldwide.