Jose M. Recio
Jose Recio focuses his practice on patent prosecution and litigation in electrical and mechanical technologies. Mr. Recio's litigation practice includes U.S. district court cases and Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). His patent prosecution work involves a range of technical areas, including electronic display systems, signal processing, internet and network information processing, liquid crystal displays, and turbine designs.
Before joining Finnegan, Mr. Recio worked as an engineering manager at Rini Technologies, Inc., where he guided product prototypes to market; identified intellectual property developments for patenting; and assisted in securing multi-year, multi-million dollar research and development contracts from DARPA, NASA, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Army. While obtaining his master's degree, Mr. Recio researched, designed, and analyzed multi-phase fluid heat transfer techniques, focusing on thermal management of solid-state electronics and lasers.
Mr. Recio devotes time to pro bono matters, representing defendants in landlord-tenant court proceedings and military veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He has also participated in a local pro bono program to obtain asylum for a victim of political persecution.
- Worked as a research assistant studying law and policy in post-conflict reconstruction zones for Professor Naomi Cahn at The George Washington University Law School, 2009.
- Co-inventor of two issued patents and two pending patents relating to personal cooling and heating devices for near-earth orbit, terrestrial, and underwater environments.
- George Washington American Inn of Court
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
- "A Change in Establishing the Domestic Industry Requirement at the International Trade Commission," The American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Spring 2011.
- Coauthor. "Personal Cooling for Extra-Vehicular Activities on Mars," NASA Technical Reports, 2004.
Coauthor. "Spray Cooling of Diode Laser Arrays with Water at Low Pressure," Solid State and Diode Laser Technology Review, 2002.