Joshua Furman is an associate in the Firm's Litigation department, concentrating on patent litigation. He holds a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering both from MIT. Mr. Furman has represented Fortune 500 companies and startups as plaintiff and defendant in cases ranging from global multi-jurisdiction litigation to single patent bet-the-company cases. His technical and scientific background allows him to work closely with his clients to understand their technology and the best way to protect it. 

Mr. Furman's litigation experience covers a broad array of technologies including smartphone operating systems, telecommunications infrastructure equipment, enterprise software, SMS infrastructure, audio recognition, fraud detection systems, computer security, and recombinant growth hormones. While at MIT, Mr. Furman focused on computer systems, networking and operating systems and worked at MIT's military research facility, Lincoln Laboratory, for his master's thesis on wireless ad hoc routing in mobile networks. 


  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; Eastern District of Texas; Northern District of Illinois 
  • New York