Adam Torres and Sanjay Prasad discuss intellectual property.
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Intellectual property is becoming increasingly important to the valuation of many companiesIn this episode, Adam Torres and Sanjay Prasad, Partner at Appleton Luff, explore the current landscape of intellectual property law and what business owners should be considering.
About Sanjay Prasad
Sanjay has practiced at the forefront of technology and intellectual property for over twenty years. He is experienced in all business and legal aspects of intellectual property from developing IP strategy for senior management to execution of the strategy, including patent portfolio development, deal development and negotiation and monetization.
His experiences are outside counsel, advising emerging and established companies on all aspects of patent matters including portfolio development, infringement matters, patent studies, technology licensing. He is also chief patent counsel to a Fortune 100 company, leading the transformation of the patent strategy including its approach to patent procurement, licensing and litigation, and multiple policy, standard setting and software licensing matters. He is also a licensing and business executive deal development, negotiation and close, patent sales and acquisitions, development of patent licensing programs, building and leading patent licensing/sales teams in the U.S. and abroad.
Sanjay was recently recognized in Intellectual Asset Management Magazine’s 2013 IAM Strategy 300 as one of the world’s leading IP strategists. He has testified before a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on hearings that led to passage of §19 of The America Invents Act and is a frequent speaker on topics pertaining to IP law. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Software Patent Institute, the Executive Committee of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel, the Board of the Intellectual Property Owners Association and as Chair of the IP Counsel’s Roundtable of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA). He is admitted to practice in California, Massachusetts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and various federal courts
About Appleton Luff
Appleton Luff is a boutique international law firm with offices in Brussels, Geneva, Kampala, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Warsaw and Washington, D.C. Created by attorneys from the largest law firms, They offer tailor-made services to corporations, organizations and governments, in particular on trade, commercial and policy matters. They are particularly active in developing countries in East and South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East, as well as countries in transition.