Joshua D. Waterston

Attorney at Law

Josh Waterston is admitted to practice as an attorney at law in Pennsylvania and brings to our firm the expertise of a seasoned litigator. He has handled civil and criminal litigation from trial through appellate stages in county, state and Federal courts, having litigated well over 20,000 cases. He served for over 7 years as Supervising Attorney for the Delaware County Office of Support Representation (OSR), managing the law office of Pennsylvania’s third-largest child support agency.  As an Assistant Public Defender, he represented clients accused of a wide variety of criminal activity, including crimes involving Internet communication and financial transactions across the Internet.

At Elman Technology Law, Joshua Waterston guides clients through the quickly-changing Internet business legal landscape, especially privacy and security requirements. He represents clients in copyright, trademark, and trade secret matters, and advises them on strategic business deals and technology-related agreements.  He has given numerous presentations on cybersecurity and intellectual property matters to lawyers, judges, CEOs, and technology professionals.  When disputes arise, he helps resolve them through discussion, mediation, and formal arbitration proceedings, as well as by litigation in court and at administrative agencies, such as the USPTO.

He received his J.D. degree in 1999 from the Widener University School of Law.  During each of his years at law school, he served as a legal intern to the Honorable Joseph F. Battle.

Prior to his legal career, Josh served as a computer consultant and has built and rebuilt more computers than he can count (a hobby that he now shares with his son).  He enjoys staying current with developments in business, technology, and the law, and teaching others how to use information technology (IT) to their advantage.

Josh served for many years on the Board of Directors for Congregation Beth Israel of Media, including serving as President of the congregation.  He says: “I am married to a wonderful and understanding wife.  We have a terrific son who looks forward to becoming a gourmet chef, engineer and/or heavy metal guitarist.”

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