Veteran IP strategist Joseph Bach is the newest member of Womble Carlyle’s Silicon Valley team.

Bach works with companies to build strategic IP portfolios, negotiate and complete IP transactions, and defend clients in IP litigation. He represents clients in the materials, semiconductor, chip testing and debugging, solar, communications, software, hardware, devices and automotive industries.

In addition, companies turn to Bach for guidance in international IP and patent enforcement. He has particular experience in the Chinese market. Bach is a frequent speaker and writer on IP topics.

Bach is a member of the Advisory Board for Silicom Ventures, LLC.

Womble Carlyle Silicon Valley Office Managing Partner Mike Gencarella, “Intellectual property is a critical core practice for Womble Carlyle, and we are pleased to add Joseph to our team. He will strengthen an already strong practice and help us provide outstanding service to our clients.” 

About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 530-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us. 

Womble Carlyle has a transatlantic alliance with leading UK firm Bond Dickinson to provide clients with domestic legal, regulatory and business advice in both the US and UK Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s partnership with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.