Orlando Lopez, Ph.D., Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group's LIVE Webcast

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) April 18, 2017 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Orlando Lopez, Ph.D., Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled "Patent Eligibility Determination in a Post-Alice World: Significant Updates & Developments".

    Event Summary:
    After the June 2014 Supreme Court's decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, numerous patent eligibility cases have flooded district courts, the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Patent Trademark Office (USPTO). Over the coming weeks and months, the patent industry anticipates for a number of significant patent eligibility decisions that will reshape and remodel the landscape of patent eligibility law.

    In this LIVE Webcast, The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and professionals to help the audience understand all the important issues with respect to Patent Eligibility Determination in a Post-Alice landscape. Speakers will also present and analyze the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic.

    Key topics include:
     Patent Eligibility in Post-Alice Landscape
     AIA Post-Grant Procedures
     Identifying Patent Eligibility
     Scope and Limitations
     Opportunities and Challenges
     Recent Trends and Developments

    About Orlando Lopez, Ph.D.
    Orlando Lopez is a Partner in the Firm's Intellectual Property Group. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson LLP in January 2006, he was with the firm Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP. In his practice, Dr. Lopez concentrates on helping his clients, which range from individual inventors to large multinational corporations and universities, identify and protect their intellectual property and build their patent portfolios. He applies his broad technical expertise and his experience in intellectual property to counsel his clients.

    Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Dr. Lopez has drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse areas of technology such as nanotechnology, optics, quantum optics, software, business methods, telecommunications, wireless applications, electronic imaging, medical devices, mechanical and physical devices.

    Dr. Lopez also has over twenty-five years of experience at various high technology companies, including Polaroid, Data General, Control Data, and Science Applications, as a technical manager, program manager, engineer and researcher. His experience spans from managing product design projects, managing complex research teams involving software, IC design, optics, mechanics and electronics to being an active researcher in areas from magnetic and optical recording and electromagnetic effects to imaging science. He has broad knowledge in a variety of engineering and physical science disciplines including physical devices, optics, software, imaging science and mechanical devices.

    About Burns & Levinson LLP
    Burns & Levinson provides high-level, client-centric and results-oriented legal services to the firm's regional, national and international clients. Burns & Levinson is a full-service law firm with over 125 lawyers in Boston, Providence and other regional offices, with areas of expertise in: business/finance, business litigation, divorce/family law, venture capital/emerging companies, employment, estate planning, government investigations, intellectual property, M&A/private equity, probate/trust litigation, and real estate. The firm partners with its clients to solve their business and personal legal issues in a collaborative, creative, and cost-effective way. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at www.burnslev.com

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly-focused format.

    The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.

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