Most companies make the mistake of not thinking about what they should be doing to protect themselves until it’s too late. It can be hard to know the key agreements technology and other companies should have in place to minimize their risk, we’ve brought together two of the top attorney’s on Long Island to talk about some basic things all companies should do and then answer your questions.
Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP
Ira Halperin heads the Corporate Law Group at Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitsone, LLP with extensive experience representing public and private companies engaged in complex mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements, corporate financings, venture capital investments, restructurings and other commercial transactions. He has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” in the area of Business/Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
Seth Cannon is a partner who joined Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP in 2009. An expert in all phases of both U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, his practice focuses on strategic IP portfolio development for companies of all sizes. Mr. Cannon also works with clients in a wide range of technical areas, including mechanical and electromechanical devices, medical devices, analog and digital electronics, control systems, digital signal processing, semiconductors, business methods, telecommunications, optics, and nanotechnology. In addition to conducting due diligence investigations, validity studies, and clearance searches, he also has extensive experience in all aspects of patent and trade secret litigation.