Richard F. Martinelli CLE Attorney

Richard F. Martinelli


Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Rich Martinelli, co-leader of Orrick’s Artificial Intelligence Practice and member of Orrick’s Intellectual Property Practice, has 20 years of experience litigating and counseling clients on the most challenging IP issues. Rich has a degree in electrical engineering and he has become increasingly focused on AI litigation and counseling. Rich has advised clients on a variety AI related issues, and he has developed IP strategies for AI clients balancing, patent, copyright, contractual data ownership and trade secrets. In addition to his AI experience, Rich’s patent work has involved a wide range of technologies including image processing, 3d graphics, audio / video compression, computer hardware and software, e-commerce, network technologies, digital rights management and encryption. He is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent Trial Office and has counseled clients and rendered opinions on patent validity, infringement and freedom to use.