Josef was born 1956 in Lucerne and holds a diploma in physics from the University of Zurich. He founded Felber + Partners AG, a patent law firm in Zurich in 1989. He represents and consults national and international clients worldwide for obtaining international patent, trademark and design protection.
He wrote a textbook "KMU & Erfindung – wie weiter?" that was published in Switzerland and Germany. He has been coach with venture.ch, has entrepreneurial spirit and experience.