Patentability of Software Patents: Emerging Strategies for Attorneys in 2015

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
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Robert R. Sachs
Joseph A. Saltiel
Orlando Lopez, Ph.D.


About Fenwick & West LLP

Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies at every stage of their lifecycle. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders.


About Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd

Founded in 1929, Masuda Funai has grown to more than 50 legal professionals in three offices, located in downtown and suburban Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California. The firm's practice focuses on representing international companies operating and investing in the United States.  Whether the clients are small corporations locating in the U.S. for the first time, or established global entities, Masuda Funai's attorneys have the knowledge and experience to represent them successfully.  The firm has expertise in every aspect of business, including establishing, acquiring, and financing operations; ownership, development and leasing of real estate; transfer of overseas employees to the U.S.; employment, labor, and benefits counseling; dispute resolution; intellectual property; business litigation; creditors' rights and business risk management; and structuring the distribution and sale of products and services throughout the U.S.


About Burns & Levinson LLP

Burns & Levinson is a full-service law firm with more than 125 attorneys based in Boston, with additional offices in Providence and New York, as well as in the Merrimack Valley/North Shore, Metrowest and South Shore areas of Massachusetts. The firm has grown steadily and strategically throughout the years and has become a premier law firm with regional, national and international clientele. The firm has experience in corporate law, finance, venture capital, private equity, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax, bankruptcy, real estate, design and construction, public-private partnerships, energy, environmental, business litigation, government investigations and white collar crime defense, and a large private client group, including estate planning, probate and trust litigation, divorce and other family law issues. In addition, the firm has a wholly owned subsidiary office in Montreal, Quebec, to service its Canadian clients. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at