Josh Rayes
Josh RayesAssociate
Josh Rayes is an associate at Turner Boyd.  Josh’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on complex patent litigation.

Josh graduated summa cum laude with the Highest Pro Bono Distinction from Arizona State University’s College of Law.  Josh’s law school studies focused on intellectual property; he was a Law, Science & Innovation Scholar and received a Certificate in Law, Science & Technology with a Specialization in Intellectual Property.  Josh received CALI Excellence Awards in eight classes, including patent law, trademark & unfair competition law, the patent law clinic, and nanotechnology.  In the patent law clinic, Josh successfully prosecuted patent applications for clients on a pro bono basis.

Before joining Turner Boyd, Josh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patricia K. Norris at the Arizona Court of Appeals.  Prior to clerking, Josh served as a full-time extern to the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Josh also externed with the Honorable Jon W. Thompson at the Arizona Court of Appeals, and the Arizona Supreme Court’s presiding disciplinary judge, the Honorable William O’Neil.  In addition, Josh previously worked in-house at PING as an intellectual property law clerk, and as a summer associate at another intellectual property law firm.

Before practicing law, Josh spent four years as a civil engineer working on multi-million-dollar public works projects throughout California.  Josh is a licensed professional civil engineer in California.

Josh is a member of the Colorado bar and recently passed the California bar examination; he is awaiting admission into the California bar.  Josh is also admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., 2015 (summa cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, B.S., Civil Engineering, 2008 (dean’s list)