Ryan N. Phelan to Present on Patent Quality and 101 Rejections During the USPTO’s First Chicago Regional Seminar

February 9, 2018
Chicago, IL

Ryan N. Phelan will participate in a panel discussion regarding patent quality and 101 issues during the USPTO’s First Chicago Regional Seminar. For more information on the 2018 USPTO Chicago Regional Seminar, click here.

“Patent Quality Review Including 101 Rejections”
Friday, February 9, 2018
3:15 – 4:00pm CT
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Mr. Phelan will be joined by representatives of the USPTO and of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, including:

  • Alford Kindred, Outreach Assistant Regional Director, Midwest Regional USPTO
  • Stefanos Karmis, Acting Director, Office of Patent Quality Assurance, USPTO
  • Laura Pedraza-Farina, Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Ryan N. Phelan is a registered patent attorney who counsels and works with clients on intellectual property matters, with a focus on patents. Mr. Phelan has extensive experience in computer system and software design, engineering, development, and related technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and Virtual/Augmented Reality. He focuses on legal areas such as patent protection and procurement, patent portfolio development and management, infringement and invalidity opinions, intellectual property litigation, and post-grant proceedings.