Phelan and Terrell to Present on Patenting Software & AI Inventions: Why, What, and How

February 26, 2018
Evanston, IL

IP lawyers Ryan Phelan and Nick Terrell will speak on the current state of patent protection for software, and in particular Artificial Intelligence (AI), including recent trends in case law regarding patenting software, examples of AI patents and applications published by the U.S. Patent Office, and strategic and business reasons for securing patents and other IP protection.

Monday, February 26, 2018
12:00 – 1:00pm CT
Northwestern University – Innovation and New Ventures (INVO)
2133 Sheridan Ave, Evanston, IL 60208

Ryan Phelan is a registered patent attorney and has extensive experience in computer system and software design, engineering, development and related technologies. He has represented numerous Fortune 500 clients with patent matters in technical areas including electrical and software engineering, internet and e-commerce, computer networking, encryption and security, finance, insurance, consumer electronics, and mobile and telecommunications.

Nick Terrell is a registered patent attorney whose practice primarily focuses on patent prosecution and advising relating to software and process systems. He has worked on a variety of patent, copyright, and trademarks cases. Before joining Marshall Gerstein he was a corporate attorney, an economist, and a web developer.