Jeff Joyce

Senior Counsel

Portland Office
100 Middle Street
P.O. Box 15235
Portland, Maine 04112-5235
Phone: 207-274-5266
Fax: 207-274-5286

Jeff is a registered patent attorney who provides a dynamic range of legal services to individuals and businesses. His concentration is in intellectual property law, including patent prosecution and all forms of trademark and copyright matters.

Jeff’s experience includes filing more than 200 patent applications directed towards a variety of technological areas including mechanical devices, electrical devices, software applications, processes and methods, and ornamental designs. The types of applications include provisional patent applications, design patent applications, utility patent applications, and PCT applications. Jeff also works with a network of professionals around the globe and has helped his clients obtain patent protection in numerous foreign countries such as Canada, Australia, China, Brazil and throughout Europe.

Jeff is also the attorney of record on more than 400 trademark applications, and has engaged in dozens of trademark enforcement actions, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.

Prior to joining Eaton Peabody Jeff was the managing attorney of Bohan Mathers, a boutique intellectual property firm that has secured and defended patents, trademarks, and copyrights for over 30 years.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Jeff spent eight years in the national defense industry as a software engineer and project manager. That experience in conjunction with his time in the legal profession has given him a unique understanding of the issues surrounding today’s businesses, particularly tech-based companies, and he strives to use that experience to best serve his clients.

Jeff is rated as a Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters® in the area of Intellectual Property.

Areas of Practice for Jeff Joyce

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
State of Massachusetts
Federal District Court, District of Maine
United States Patent and Trademark Office


J.D., University of Maine School of Law, Magna Cum Laude
M.S., Computer Science, Northeastern University
B.S., Computer Science, University of Maine