Joyce Craig practices patent litigation in federal courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and participates in reexamination proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Her focus is in the consumer products, electronics, and information technology fields.
Before attending law school, Ms. Craig spent fourteen years working internationally as a computer programmer and project manager in the field of software development.
She serves as an assistant editor of the Last Month at the Federal Circuit, Finnegan's monthly newsletter distributed to subscribers worldwide.
- Represented LG Electronics, Inc. and related companies in ITC investigations regarding light emitting diodes.
- Represented Research In Motion in the ITC in a case involving camera technology in handheld devices.
- Represented FedEx Corporation in the District of Delaware in a lawsuit involving web-based software.
- Represented U.S. Philips Corporation in the Central District of California in several cases involving manufacturers of unlicensed DVD players and in the District of Delaware in cases involving JPEG image compression.
- Served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2004-2005.
- Professorial lecturer in law (scholarly writing for AIPLA Quarterly Journal editors), The George Washington University Law School, 2011-present.
- Devotes a portion of her time to pro bono matters. She represents criminal defendants and tenants in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
- Recipient of the American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law, 2004.
- DC Bar (elected member, Steering Committee, Intellectual Property Law Section, 2011-2014; and bar-appointed member, Lawyer Assistance Committee, 2008-2012)
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Bar Association (DC delegate to Young Lawyers Division, 2008-2009)
- Coauthor. "2011 Patent Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit," American University Law Review, April 10, 2012.
- Coauthor. "Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments 2010," ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, March 14, 2011.
- Coauthor. "2009 Patent Law Decisions of the Federal Circuit," American University Law Review, April 30, 2010.
- "Disclaimer of Laptop Computers during Patent Prosecution Results in Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement," Common Law Journal, April 15, 2008.
- "Lower Court Should Have Explained Post-Verdict Damages Award Against Microsoft," Common Law Journal, March 8, 2008.