Established in 1857, Providence-based Barlow Josephs & Holmes is one of the oldest IP boutiques in the US. Attorneys handle contentious and non-contentious work across all sectors of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Attorneys have a variety of educational and technical backgrounds and are particularly well-known for servicing clients' patent prosecution needs. Just a few specific areas of expertise include nanosciences, fiber optic lasers, surgical devices and thermally conductive compositions. David Josephs has expertise in electrical engineering and focuses on patent and trademark prosecution.