Jeff Joyce


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

Jeff is the co-chair of the Eaton Peabody’s Intellectual Property, Cyber Security and Data Privacy Group. A registered patent attorney, Jeff provides a dynamic range of legal services that includes all forms of patent, trademark, and copyright matters.

Jeff’s experience includes filing hundreds of 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, design, utility, and PCT. Jeff also works with a network of professionals around the globe and has helped his clients obtain patent protection in numerous foreign countries including countries such as Canada, Australia, China, Brazil, and throughout Europe.

Jeff is the attorney of record on more than a thousand trademark applications and helps his clients build and maintain trademark portfolios locally, across the country, and around the globe.

Jeff also engages in wide array of intellectual property enforcement actions, including trademark infringement, opposition, and cancellation proceedings, copyright infringement, and patent enforcement.

Prior to joining Eaton Peabody Jeff was the managing attorney of Bohan Mathers, a boutique intellectual property firm that secured and defended patents, trademarks, and copyrights for over 30 years. Prior to entering the legal profession Jeff worked in the national defense industry as a software engineer and project manager, developing, among other things, tactical control systems for submarines, missile defense systems, and intelligence systems. These experiences have given him a unique understanding of the issues surrounding today’s businesses, particularly technology-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