Justin B. Foster


Justin focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications in the electrical and software fields.  His technical expertise includes the areas of automotive control, autonomous driving technologies, artificial intelligence, machine learning, systems integration, signal processing, telecommunications, medical devices, and optics.

Previously, he worked as general counsel to an engineering firm where he addressed numerous legal issues, including drafting patent applications and negotiating licenses and property agreements.


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law  (J.D., 2007)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  (M.S., 2002)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  (B.S., 2000)
    • Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Illinois
  • Oregon
  • Michigan
  • Ohio