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February 17, 2021 | Ryan Phelan to Present at Joint Event Between IPLAC and JPAA: Patenting AI Inventions in Japan and the U.S. | Virtual Event

February 17, 2021

Partner Ryan Phelan of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is slated to present during a collaborative event between the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) and Japan Patent Attorneys’ Association (JPAA) on February 17, 2021 to discuss patenting Artificial Intelligence (AI) inventions in Japan and the U.S.

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Central
Event Name: Patenting Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions in Japan and the U.S.
Where: Zoom (event link to be sent after registration)
1.0 hour of CLE pending

IPLAC members: register to attend Patenting Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions in Japan and the U.S.

The event will include a presentation about AI patents in Japan, a presentation about AI patents in the U.S., and a panel discussion to allow for questions and comments. A virtual networking session will immediately follow the seminar.

Moderated by Daryl Lim, professor of law at UIC/John Marshall Law School, and Patrick Burns, founding shareholder at Greer, Burns & Crain, Ryan will be joined by the following speakers:

  • Mr. Takeshi Iizuka, Executive Director of JPAA
  • Mr. Naoki Okumura, Nakamura & Partners, Tokyo
  • Ms. Atsuko Miura, Tokai Patent Law Firm, Nagoya

Ryan Phelan leads the firm’s Artificial Intelligence industry group. In the past 10 years, Ryan has personally prepared and prosecuted, or has been involved in preparing and prosecuting over 100 patent applications in emerging and technical areas and industries, particularly AI. Ryan prepares, prosecutes, and manages patents and patent portfolios on behalf of start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Ryan regularly counsels clients on AI, machine learning, and cloud-based computing along with various technologies and technical fields.

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is the bar association in Chicago for lawyers, patent agents, and paralegals who want to be part of the conversation on innovation and technology. IPLAC is at the forefront of innovation on the Chicago scene and is the place where practitioners come together to stay ahead of the curve, make an impact in their community, and network with other forward-thinking thought leaders.

Japan Patent Attorneys’ Association (JPAA) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and is the only one national, professional bar association of Japanese patent attorneys. JPAA has approximately 10,000 members.