Joseph B. Crystal PhD

Dr. Joseph B. Crystal is a senior attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property Group. Dr. Crystal’s practice focuses on patent litigation and client counseling in the pharmaceutical and chemical areas. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2004.

Dr. Crystal has advised clients on intellectual property issues in a variety of technological fields, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and pesticides. His experience includes patent litigation, Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent litigation, opinion work (invalidity, clearance and due diligence), client counseling and patent prosecution. Since joining Goodwin Procter, Dr. Crystal has focused on patent litigation, opinion work and client counseling. In this capacity, he helped Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc. and Control Solutions, Inc. obtain summary judgment and defeat a preliminary injunction and has also helped Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. obtain favorable settlements across a number of jurisdictions.

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Areas of Practice 1) Patent Litigation
Law School Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2006)
Admitted Year 1998
Education Columbia University (Ph.D., 2001)
Bar Member / Association New York,New Jersey
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Benjamin P. Smith
Benjamin P. Smith

Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.

Brian M. Jazaeri
Brian M. Jazaeri

Brian M. Jazaeri is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Jazaeri represents clients in complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on class action matters and financial services, healthcare and technology litigation.