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Erin Joseph, a docketing specialist at Patterson Thuente IP law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, poses for a personal portrait in February 2023

Erin Joseph

IP Annuities Specialist

Erin Joseph is a IP annuities and patent docket specialist at Patterson Thuente IP. Erin handles patent renewals and helps attorneys and clients meet deadlines to uphold their valuable IP strategy. She has worked in the legal field since 2001 in various administrative positions, including patent annuity renewals, operations, supervision, records and legal project assistance.


Erin’s favorite type of work is to keep a business strong behind the scenes. Providing reliable assistance — and a quality of work product for Patterson Thuente staff, attorneys and clients — is a rewarding feeling for Erin.


Outside the office, Erin loves reading, knitting and spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Minnesota North College

  • 1995-1997