Overview

Joseph M. Evans prepares and prosecutes patents in the mechanical and biomedical arts. Mr. Evans holds a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University, where his research projects included disease detection and diagnostic devices. His research included the optimization of backscattering interferometry, a method for detecting various disease biomarkers, as well as a novel device for detecting tuberculosis in low resource areas of the world. Previously, Mr. Evans worked at Bard Access Systems as an R&D intern. He was a member of the PICC team, designing and testing peripherally inserted central-venous catheters.

While working towards a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah, Mr. Evans helped develop a finite element model to predict traumatic brain injury and retinal hemorrhaging in infants and children.

During law school, Mr. Evans served as a teaching assistant for the Legal Analysis and Writing courses as well as a member of the Moot Court team, competing in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition dedicated to trademark and unfair trade practice law.

Experience

Experience
  • U.S. Prosecution of IP
  • International Prosecution of IP
  • Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Physics/Optics

Education

Education
  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law, expected 2017 (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2014
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, 2012

Admissions

Admissions
  • Registered Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office