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Josh Mitchell is an appellate specialist with particular expertise in class-action litigation, complex intellectual-property disputes, and consumer-product litigation.  As a member of the firm’s national appellate practice, Josh writes appellate briefs and dispositive motions, and offers strategic advice in high-stakes litigation across diverse subject-matter areas.

Before joining King & Spalding, Josh served as a law clerk to the Hon. Ed Carnes, who was then Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  Before attending law school, Josh worked as a technical writer in the computer industry for nearly a decade.

Education

Josh earned his law degree, magna cum laude, and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from the Duke University School of Law. He served as an Executive Editor on the Duke Law Journal.

Publications

  • Note, Promoting Progress with Fair Use, 60 Duke L.J. 1639 (2011). 

Recognition

  • Order of the Coif
  • National Order of Scribes
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Credentials

J.D., Duke University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

LL.M., Duke University School of Law

B.A., Carleton College, magna cum laude

Colorado

District of Columbia

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Law Clerk, Hon. Ed Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Federal Circuit Bar Association

NYIPLA

Matters

Represented international Internet technology company in several patent disputes before the Federal Circuit. Secured vacatur of Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling of patent validity. Secured affirmance of jury verdict finding patent invalid.

Represented pharmaceutical innovator before the Federal Circuit in a dispute over a high-value antibody patent.

Represented commercial-equipment manufacturers in disputes concerning lifetime vesting of certain benefits. Secured reversal, on panel rehearing, of Sixth Circuit judgment that had found benefits vested.

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Represented international Internet technology company in several patent disputes before the Federal Circuit. Secured vacatur of Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling of patent validity. Secured affirmance of jury verdict finding patent invalid.

Represented pharmaceutical innovator before the Federal Circuit in a dispute over a high-value antibody patent.

Represented commercial-equipment manufacturers in disputes concerning lifetime vesting of certain benefits. Secured reversal, on panel rehearing, of Sixth Circuit judgment that had found benefits vested.

Represented credit-reporting agency in district court disputes concerning liability to consumers for theft of electronic data by malicious third-party hackers.

Matters

Represented international Internet technology company in several patent disputes before the Federal Circuit. Secured vacatur of Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling of patent validity. Secured affirmance of jury verdict finding patent invalid.

Represented pharmaceutical innovator before the Federal Circuit in a dispute over a high-value antibody patent.

Represented commercial-equipment manufacturers in disputes concerning lifetime vesting of certain benefits. Secured reversal, on panel rehearing, of Sixth Circuit judgment that had found benefits vested.

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Matters

Represented international Internet technology company in several patent disputes before the Federal Circuit. Secured vacatur of Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling of patent validity. Secured affirmance of jury verdict finding patent invalid.

Represented pharmaceutical innovator before the Federal Circuit in a dispute over a high-value antibody patent.

Represented commercial-equipment manufacturers in disputes concerning lifetime vesting of certain benefits. Secured reversal, on panel rehearing, of Sixth Circuit judgment that had found benefits vested.

Represented credit-reporting agency in district court disputes concerning liability to consumers for theft of electronic data by malicious third-party hackers.

Credentials

J.D., Duke University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

LL.M., Duke University School of Law

B.A., Carleton College, magna cum laude

Colorado

District of Columbia

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Law Clerk, Hon. Ed Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Federal Circuit Bar Association

NYIPLA