Joel S. Armstrong

Oliff PLC
277 South Washington Street
Suite 500
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Telephone: (703) 836-6400
Facsimile: (703) 836-2787




Practice Areas



Virginia, 1993
District of Columbia, 1995
U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1992


George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA, 1993
J.D., Juris Doctor With Distinction
Moot Court Board, Chief Justice 1992-1993
Editor-in-Chief, George Mason University Law Review, 1992 - 1993

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1990
B.S.Ch.E., Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering With Honors

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1990
B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Law and Public Policy


Note, "Secondary Meaning 'In the Making' in Trademark Infringement Actions Under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act", 14 George Mason University Law Review 603, 1992

Past Positions

International Model United Nations Association, Inc., Comptroller,
1989 - 1993


American Intellectual Property Law Association - Member
International Trademark Association - Member
Virginia State Bar Association - Member
The District of Columbia Bar - Member
Intellectual Property Owners Association - Member


Phi Delta Phi