April 14, 2021 | Partner Ryan Phelan to Speak at Intellectual Property Owners Association Panel, “Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy” | Webinar

April 14, 2021

Partner Ryan Phelan will be participating in the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)’s virtual panel on April 14, 2021 to discuss, “Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy.” This webinar will review recent case law involving software-related medical patents and provide strategic tips for preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving such technologies.

Date and Time: April 14, 2021 at 1pm CT
Event Name: “Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy”

IPO members can register for the webinar “Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy” for free.

Joining Ryan in this discussion are IPO Software Related Inventions Committee members Christopher George of Hanley Flight & Zimmerman LLC, Ishir Mehta of Cantor Colburn LLP, John Kind of Fenwick & West LLP, and Jonathan Kwok of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. This discussion follows the recent report “Protecting Software Related to a Medical Device: A Case Law Review & Strategy Guide” that was published with contributions from Ryan and members of the Software-Related Inventions Committee and the AI & Other Emerging Technologies Committee of IPO.

Ryan is a registered patent attorney who counsels and works with clients in all areas of intellectual property, with a focus on patents. He routinely helps clients with:

  • Preparing and prosecuting high-quality patent applications and developing strategic patent portfolios for innovative products and services, including in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions (e.g., Europe, China and Japan).
  • Preparing legal opinions as to the patentability, non-infringement, validity, and/or freedom-to-operate of innovative products or services.
  • Litigating intellectual property related issues to protect client market share from competitors and defend clients from intellectual property lawsuits against competitors or non-practicing patent entities.

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), established in 1972, is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. IPO is the only association in the U.S. that serves all intellectual property owners in all industries and all fields of technology.