Joshua D. Furman

B.S. Eng., University of Pennsylvania, Engineering, 2006

M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, Materials, 2007

Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Materials Science and Metallurgy, 2010

J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2016

Josh focuses on intellectual property litigation, bringing his background as a scientist to the practice of law. Prior to joining Durie Tangri, Josh was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he litigated on behalf of both leading technology companies and innovative startups. Before attending law school, Josh worked at a Silicon Valley patent prosecution firm where he represented clients before the USPTO in technologies including Internet search, data structures, mobile user interface, biomedical signal processing, and power generation.

Josh received his J.D. from Berkeley Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and Executive Editor of the California Law Review. While at Berkeley, Josh earned American Jurisprudence Awards in Introduction to Intellectual Property and E-Discovery, and received a Certificate in Law and Technology. Josh earned a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge and an M.S. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Materials where his research into novel compounds for LED lighting, batteries, and hydrogen storage sought to identify trends and connections between the atomic structure and macroscale properties.

In his free time, Josh can likely be found drinking coffee, practicing yoga, and making pickles.

Joshua D. Furman