We are pleased to welcome Samuel J. Petuchowski, Ph.D., from Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP to this week’s IP podcast. Dr. Petuchowski discusses university and inventor patent rights and Stanford v Roche in this podcast.
On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi , LLP, welcomes Jeff Hawley, Professor of Intellectual Property Law at University of New Hampshire School of Law and former Chief Patent Counsel at Eastman Kodak, to discuss the highly-publicized Myriad Genetics case that is on appeal to the Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Peter and Jeff discuss whether isolated human DNA is patent-eligible and what other technologies would be impacted with this decision.
What constitutes subject matter that can be patented? It’s been studied by the courts for more than 100 years. On this edition of IP Counsel, we delve into the issue and take a close look at the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the recent Bilski v. Kappos decision involving the patentability of business methods. IP Counsel host, Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi , LLP calls on special guest, Gary Ganzi, VP Intellectual Property for Siemens Water Technologies Corp. (a subsidiary of Siemens, AG), an inventor and holder of more 25 patents and co-chair of the Patent Office Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, to weigh in on this topic. Join us and find out what is and isn’t patent eligible and where this issue goes from here.
One of the fastest growing areas of law is intellectual property and so the demand for paralegals with that expertise is great. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Colleen Sarenpa, Director of Trademarks for Polaroid Corporation at PLR Brand Services, LLC and Gwen Spurrier, a paralegal at the Minneapolis law firm of Gray Plant Mooty to discuss IP at a law firm and a major corporation.
With the end of the U.S. Supreme Court term came some stand-out rulings including handgun case, McDonald v. City of Chicago and patent law case, Bilski v. Kappos. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Adam Winkler, a constitutional law specialist from UCLA School of Law and Attorney Amy Howe, the editor of SCOTUSblog, to discuss the Supreme Court round-up. In addition, they discuss recent rulings, a liberal vs. conservative Supreme Court, the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings and take a look back at some landmark decisions.
Gary C. Ganzi, JD ’08, discusses ways in which to improve patent quality as well as viewing patent quality from a public policy perspective. Click to learn more about Suffolk Law’s IP Concentration.
In this edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Professor Michael Meurer, the Michaels Faculty Research Scholar of Law at BU School of Law, to discuss his new book, Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk. Dan and Professor Meurer take a hard look at the American patent system and why many innovators consider this system and the institutions created to protect patents complete failures.
Faculty Voices - Top 10 Things Patent Practitioners are Talking About with Respect to KSR and Bilski – Suffolk University Law School offers five academic concentrations. Within our Intellectual Property concentration, we offer a specialization in Patent Law. In this podcast, Kirk Teska, a member of our adjunct faculty, discusses KSR and Bilski.
It can be said that patents are the key to sustaining innovative products and patent law is certainly an active area of legal practice in the U.S. But the U.S. Patent and Trademark office has been overwhelmed and undermanned. Could the Peer-to-Patent system be the answer? Co-Host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Professor Mark Webbink, Executive Director of the Center for Patent Innovations, a research and development arm of New York Law School’s Institute for Information Law & Property and Attorney Stephanie Scruggs , an expert in patent litigation from the firm of Hanify & King, to take an in-depth look at the innovative Peer-to-Patent system, that employs a crowdsourcing and open source model using experts in the patent process.
What are the implications of a blogger writing about someone anonymously? Last month, the burning question on everyone’s mind in the patent world was finally answered when the identity of the author of the anonymous, Patent Troll Tracker Blog, was revealed as Rick Frenkel, an IP Director and in-house patent attorney at Cisco Systems. Law.com blogger and co-host, J. Craig Williams, gets two different perspectives from the experts. In the first segment, Craig welcomes Attorney Raymond Niro Sr., the attorney who was once a target of Frenkel’s blog. In our second segment, Craig speaks with the popular patent blogger, Dennis Crouch from Patently-O, to get his perspective on the Troll Tracker and the dangers of blogging anonymously.