Joan K. Archer, Ph.D., J.D., is an experienced advisor and trial attorney in Husch Blackwell's Food & Agribusiness team. As a member of the firm's Precision Ag team, Joan routinely counsels precision ag clients, large and small, on a wide range of general business and intellectual property issues. She assists start-ups, including those who provide novel technological solutions, in addressing legal issues and developing strategically prioritized plans designed to maximize intellectual property asset value. Joan also advises clients on matters related to the animal health and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Her 20+ years of high stakes complex litigation trial experience, including intellectual property and other business disputes, provides a unique lens through which she views issues faced today by food and agribusiness companies.