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Joshua D. Mertzlufft

Principal &
Registered Patent Attorney

Bar Admissions

 New York State

 U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

 Western District of New York (Federal)


 J.D., University at Buffalo

 B.S., Houghton College, Applied Physics

About Joshua

Joshua is an experienced patent attorney and counselor who leads Stake to provide top-of-class client service. With a background in applied physics, Joshua works with clients innovating in space, tech, and energy. Joshua is a former engineer, and he has experience working with clients ranging from pre-seed startups to stock exchange-listed corporations.

Joshua is able to with companies in a variety of fields including:

  • Space (Propulsion & Systems)
  • Software
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Electronics
  • Optics & Photonics
  • Nuclear Energy

In law school, Joshua was the Editor-in-Chief of the Buffalo Law Review, ranked internationally in the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court, and received awards in trial technique and intellectual property law. Prior to founding Mertzlufft Law, Joshua was a patent attorney with a large law firm and a mechanical engineer in the energy and heat transfer industry.

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