Joseph A. Kolasch

Founding Ptr./Sr. Counsel


Joseph Kolasch has been working in the patent field since 1960, beginning as an Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). After leaving the USPTO, he worked for private patent law firms until he started his own firm with Mr. Raymond Stewart in 1971, which became Birch, Stewart, Kolasch and Birch in 1976. Since entering private practice, Mr. Kolasch has developed considerable experience in USPTO practice, including both prosecution and interference practice. He has also developed particular experience in licensing matters, negotiations, trademarks, patent validity and infringement opinions and related matters. Mr. Kolasch has lectured internationally on many occasions both in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Kolasch has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the fields of general chemistry, organic chemistry, including polymer chemistry, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering.


Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • MaryAnne Armstrong to present at the FICPI Open Forum

    MaryAnne Armstrong to present at the FICPI Open Forum.

    November 05 2020
  • FICPI Virtual Open Forum

    FICPI Virtual Open Forum

    November 04 2020
  • BSKB is a sponsor of the 2020 AIPLA Virtual Annual Meeting

    2020 AIPLA Virtual Annual Meeting

    October 22 2020
  • BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

    September 30 2020