In this Intellectual Property webcast, Thomas McNulty and Greg Gerstenzang of Lando & Anastasi, LLP discuss patentable subject matter around the world.
IP Counsel host, Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Craig Smith, partner at Lando & Anastasi, to discuss important patent cases and court decisions in 2011 from the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit covering a wide range of issues, including patentable subject matter, inventor rights, inducement of patent infringement, damages, and inequitable conduct. Peter and Craig also discuss major cases on the dockets of the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit in 2012 that will be followed closely by practitioners and the business community.
Listen to IP Counsel, where host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Gary Ganzi, Managing Intellectual Property Counsel for Siemens Corporation (a subsidiary of Siemens, AG), and Chair of the Patent Office Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, to discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Microsoft v. i4i in which the Court affirmed that the patent statute requires clear and convincing evidence to invalidate a patent. Peter and Gary discuss how this important case got to the Supreme Court, how the Court arrived at its holding and its overall importance to practitioners and the economy.
On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Rob Follett, Director and Counsel, Intellectual Property, ZOLL Medical Corporation, to discuss the best practices for developing and managing a company’s IP program. Peter and Rob take a look at three major components of a successful IP program: education and overview of intellectual property, including agreements with IP implications; idea collection and the submission process; and IP management. Each of these practices serves to enlist employees and raise awareness about intellectual property in your company.
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.