Welcome to the Morales Law Firm

What We DO

Intellectual Property

  • Patent, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets.  If your business develops new products, it is important to ensure you can protect your improvements and advances.   Such protection can give you the edge to succeed.  The Morales Law firm works with clients in developing strategies to protect intellectual property assets through patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights.

  • International Intellectual Property Protection.  The Morales Law Firm can handle your entire patent, trademark, or copyright portfolio, whether national or international.  With an extensive network of foreign associates, the Morales Law Firm can assist you in protecting your rights in the United States and abroad.

  • Licensing. If you need to license your technology from a third party, or if you are considering licensing your technology to a third party, The Morales Law Firm can help you ensure your rights are protected.

  • Business on The Internet. In the electronic age, all companies should be aware of the issues that affect having a presence on the internet and mobile media.  The Morales Law Firm assists clients in addressing copyright issues and other matters associated with conducting business in the electronic age. 

About Us


Joe is a registered patent attorney dedicated to helping companies and inventors protect their intellectual property assets.

He received a bachelors of science degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in biochemistry and molecular biology.  During his undergraduate studies at UMBC, he worked in two different biology labs that focused on bacterial gene regulation.

Joe spent fifteen years in the Maryland Army National Guard.  He began his military career as an enlisted soldier with the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg., North Carolina.  He went to flight school immediately after completing his studies at UMBC and served as team leader in a medical evacuation unit and a company commander of an air traffic control unit in Maryland.

After flight school, Joe worked in the Biochemistry Department of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, where he assisted in the study of protein interactions and the composition of the mammalian nuclear pore complex.Joe has spent most of his legal career at a prestigious Baltimore based law firm  where he assisted small, medium, and large companies in addressing all matters of intellectual property law.

He is a former president of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association and former Secretary of the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  He is committed to the advancement of the growing Latino population in Maryland and working together with other members of the business community.

Joe currently serves as the National Delegate for the United States in the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad intelectual (ASIPI).