Joanna Garelick Goldstein

Litigation    |    intellectual property attorney

Joanna Garelick Goldstein has focused her career on intellectual property litigation and has advised clients on strategies to avoid litigation. Joanna worked for a federal judge and also in private practice, providing her with unique perspectives on litigation strategy and resolution.  Joanna has represented large multi-national corporations, small corporations and individuals. 


As a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence Kahn in the Northern District of New York in 2004, Joanna assisted a federal district judge with criminal and civil matters in numerous fields of law, and researched novel legal theories and ideas.  Joanna has since worked in private practice for more than a decade.  She has extensive experience in intellectual property with a particular focus on patent and trademark litigation.  Her representation of corporate clients in numerous industries has included litigation, counseling, licensing and supporting them in all facets of IP law.  She has also assisted clients on contractual matters, particularly those involving intellectual property issues.  Joanna has overseen complex discovery for clients and has been involved in all phases of litigation – from the filing of complaints to appeals.   

  • General Litigation, including commercial and intellectual property litigation
  • Licensing and IP Strategy including IP licensing and advising

Joanna has represented clients in federal courts in several states and in the United States Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Additional Background

Joanna received a B.S. degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  After graduating from MIT, Joanna took a break in her formal education to work for U.S. Senator John Kerry for 2 years in his state office, assisting constituents in matters of immigration, business and economic development.  Joanna then completed her education and received a Juris Doctorate from Yeshiva University, Cardozo School of Law.  Joanna graduated in the top of her law school class and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.

Joanna is admitted to practice in the Courts in the States of New York and Connecticut as well as several Federal Courts.