Joshua Larsen

  • 11 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535

Joshua Larsen is a registered patent attorney and a partner in the Intellectual Property Department at Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indianapolis office. He is admitted to practice in the states of Indiana and Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Mr. Larsen’s practice covers all areas of patent law. He assists clients in obtaining and managing complex patent portfolios in a variety of technology areas, including semiconductor devices, wireless sensor networks, computer chipsets, bioinformatics software, medical devices, power tools, materials handling, and fluid management. He has advocated for clients in numerous post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, including inter partes reviews and reexaminations. Mr. Larsen has also represented both patent owners and defendants in patent infringement actions in Indiana, Delaware, Texas, and California. Each year since 2013, he has been named a Rising Star in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Indiana Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Larsen received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, also earning Order of the Coif honors. While in law school, he was a member of the DePaul Law Review and was a national semi-finalist in the 35th Annual Giles S. Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition. Mr. Larsen currently teaches IP Appellate Advocacy at Indiana University Maurer School of Law and coaches law students as they participate in moot court competitions.

Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Mr. Larsen received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he specialized in nanoelectronics and the design/fabrication of analog and digital integrated circuits. While at Purdue, he was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club, Mortar Board Senior Honors Society, and Eta Kappa Nu electrical engineering honors fraternity. He now enjoys singing with Circle City Sound, the Greater Indianapolis chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.