Joel Wallace

Joel Wallace

Joel Wallace is a partner at Schiff Hardin focusing his practice in intellectual property litigation, with significant experience in patent and trademark litigation and non-litigation analyses across a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer goods and services. As part of his practice, he regularly prepares Hatch-Waxman Paragraph IV letters, advises clients on patent and regulatory issues, and advocates for clients in litigation, including fact discovery, expert discovery, trial, and appeal. Joel also has experience in post-grant review practice before the PTO, including preparation of petitions for inter partes review.


Posts by Joel Wallace


Sanofi Decision Presents Opportunities to Clear the Patent Thicket for Generic Pharmaceuticals

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has made brand companies think twice about creating patent thickets in the Orange Book by resuscitating an …
By Joel Wallace & Jason Harp
2 months ago 2

Mad Dash to Coronavirus Vaccine May Face Legal Hurdles

Almost a third of the recently signed $8.3 billion bill to fund the United States response to the coronavirus outbreak is devoted directly to vaccine research and development. …
By Joel Wallace
3 months ago 5