Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy
Includes a Live Event on 04/14/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Software has become increasingly intertwined with medical devices, serving to monitor, control, evaluate, extrapolate, etc. In some instances, software now forms a medical device itself to not only guide a clinician in diagnosis and/or treatment but to form its own diagnosis and/or issue its own treatment. This webinar will review recent case law relating to software-related medical patents and provide strategy tips for preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving such technologies.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC
Christopher George is aShareholder Member of the law firm of Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman inChicago, where he focuses on non-litigation IP services including patentdrafting and prosecution, patent portfolio development and management,brainstorming and IP capture, patent landscaping, and counseling. Prior topracticing law, Chris worked in the field of computer architecture and is aninventor on a patent related to runtime software optimization.
Fenwick & West LLP
John Kind supports clients in the high technology and life science industries. In particular, John focuses on patent prosecution and advising clients on IP strategies that support their business goals. John also provides support as a patent specialist on large litigation matters and M&A deals. John has a background in physics and computer simulation.
Senior Counsel, Patents, Intellectual Property
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Jonathan Kwok is Senior Counsel in the Patents Department at Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he oversees large software-related patent portfolios. Before joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Jonathan was an associate at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto. Prior to law school, Jonathan received his M.S. in biomedical engineering and worked as a senior engineer and scientist in the medical device industry.
Cantor Colburn LLP
Ishir Mehta concentrates his practice on drafting and prosecuting patents for mechanical and electrical innovations. In particular, he has experience with patent issues relating to e-commerce, wireless energy transfer devices, software, semiconductor devices, fabrication methods, and telecommunications. During graduate school, Ishir worked as a research assistant with a focus on fabrication and characterization of nanofiber sensors.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Ryan Phelan is a patent attorney, and has over a decade of experience in IP, and specifically with artificial intelligence (AI) technology and medical devices, among others. As a former technology consultant with Accenture and with a background in computer science and engineering, Ryan has extensive experience in computer system, hardware, and software design, AI, engineering, development and related technologies.