Joe Mahoney, Esq.

Director, Strategy and Commercial Advisory Board

Joe Mahoney, Esq. is ACCOY Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s IP and Patents Strategy counsel.  He is an Intellectual Property partner in Mayer Brown's Chicago office. He concentrates his practice on IP litigation with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemicals and medical devices. He co-leads the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and Life Sciences industry group. His training in pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy) gives him a unique understanding of scientific and technical issues, bolstering his extensive legal experience. His patent litigation and counseling practice includes representing clients in Hatch-Waxman Act and other patent litigation; post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB); biosimilars; rendering opinions relating to the infringement, validity, and enforceability of patents; and negotiating and drafting patent licenses, co-marketing and joint venture agreements for a variety of products. He also has substantial experience in trademark, trade dress and trade secret litigation and counseling. Joe has been recognized in the Managing IP’s 2017 as an "IP Star", the 2010-2016 editions of the IAM Patent 1000—The World’s Leading Patent Professionals as “first-rate all the way’ and a “good strategist” who “clients approve [for] his creative approach and sound reasoning”, by Chambers USA (2008-14), and Legal 500 (2008-14). He was recognized in IAM Life Sciences 250 - The World's Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators 2010 as one who "combines deep technical knowledge with patent litigation skills."