June 20, 2024 | Partner Ryan Phelan to Speak at AIPLA Webinar: USPTO AI Guidelines

June 20, 2024

Partner Ryan Phelan will be a featured speaker at an American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) webinar, “USPTO AI Guidelines,” on June 20, 2024, 1:30pm-3:00pm EDT. Ryan is the Secretary of the Emerging Technologies Committee of AIPLA, which focuses on new technologies including artificial intelligence.

Ryan will be joined by Ann McCrackin, an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. Ryan and Ann will discuss the recently issued United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) examination guidance regarding patentability for AI-assisted inventions.

Ryan is a registered U.S. patent attorney who counsels and works with clients in all areas of intellectual property with a focus on patents. He represents numerous startup and Fortune 500 clients with patent matters in technical areas and industries including artificial intelligence and machine learning, medical devices, biometrics data and services, virtual reality, imaging, internet and e-commerce, computer networking, data storage and management, encryption and security, mobile telecommunications, consumer electronics, insurance and finance applications, mechanical devices, among others.

Ryan is an adjunct professor at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law teaching course work on patenting software inventions. He is a frequent author and contributor to AIPLA and IPO white papers and articles, and writes on the subject of AI at his blog PatentNext at patentnext.com. Ryan currently serves as the Software Medical Device subcommittee chair for IPO and the Secretary of the Emerging Technologies Committee of AIPLA.

Register here for Ryan’s webinar.

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