PLI’s Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices

Practising Law Institute

Speaking Engagement | November.15.2017 - November.16.2017 | 9am - 5pm (Eastern Standard Time)

PLI New York Center (Webcast available)
Intellectual Property partner Rich Martinelli will be a featured speaker at Practising Law Institute's (PLI’s) program on Patent Litigation 2017: Advanced Techniques & Best Practices. Rich will lead the session titled “New Strategies for Asserting and Defending Against Infringement Claims Involving Acts of Multiple Parties,” which will cover the constantly evolving law following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Limelight v. Akamai. In addition, issues of extra-territoriality under 35 U.S.C. 271(f)(1) in view of the Supreme Court’s decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. will be explored. For registration information and to view the full agenda, please click here.

CLE Credits Available: Y



  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • 3D Printing
  • Internet of Things

Richard F. Martinelli Partner

New York

He has litigated patents at trial, before the ITC, and on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Rich has counseled clients and rendered opinions on patent validity, infringement and freedom to use. He is a registered patent attorney with experience drafting patents and practicing before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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.

Rich also helps companies address the novel litigation and transactional IP issues that arise when developing and working with AI and is a frequent lecturer on these topics.