Join patent attorney Phil McKay from Boise law firm Hawley Troxell as he walks entrepreneurs through:
- Types of Patents
- Who needs a Patent
- What does it take to get a Patent
Lunch will be provided so please RSVP!
Phil is the chair of the patent and intellectual property and internet groups at Hawley Troxell. Prior to joining Hawley Troxell, Phil was senior patent counsel for a Fortune 100 Corporation. In maintaining some of the largest patent portfolios in Silicon Valley, Mr. McKay has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of domestic and foreign patent applications. With over 20 years of experience, he helps clients achieve strategic business objectives, authors non-infringement and validity opinions, and provides strategic technology licensing and portfolio management counseling to numerous companies throughout the technology sector.
In addition, as corporate patent counsel, Mr. McKay helped establish the patent program, policies, and procedures used by a Fortune 100 Corporation to create one of the largest patent portfolios in the Silicon Valley. He has also taken part in technology licensing negotiations involving companies ranging from small start-ups to some of the most well-known corporations in the world.