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Mintz’s Pedro Suarez and Michael Van Loy to Present at Stanford University

Pedro F. Suarez, a Member in the Intellectual Property Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., and Michael Van Loy , who also practices in the firm’s Intellectual Property Section, will be co-presenting at Stanford University on Thursday January 31st at 3:00 PM.  

The title of the presentation is “How Does the New Patent Law Affect You?”

Mr. Suarez has extensive experience in handling patent matters for emerging and global high-technology companies, and draws on his litigation experience to prepare and prosecute patents with an eye towards enforcement. Mr. Suarez also draws on his technical and legal experience to assist venture funds and high-tech companies conduct IP due diligence investigations in connection with the acquisition of IP assets. Mr. Suarez has also litigated patent infringement and validity disputes before several US district courts, in matters involving multiple patents and complex technologies.  Mr. Suarez is also a Board member of STC.UNM, the technology transfer arm of the University of New Mexico.

Mr. Van Loy’s practice focuses on all aspects of IP portfolio strategy development including drafting and prosecution of patent and trademark applications; preparation of patentability, infringement, and validity opinions; litigation preparation and support; licensing negotiations; and other monetization approaches. He currently serves as the Chapter Chair and a board member for MIT Enterprise Forum San Diego.