How to protect your software inventions and what about intellectual property on artificial intelligence?
The digital world is evolving fast and is more global than ever before. In this global environment it’s essential to protect your developments to ensure your return-on-investment. This is the case for hardware innovations but also for software innovations. In this session you will learn on how to protect your innovations with a focus on software and artificial intelligence. Practical examples will be included.
Frank VAN COPPENOLLE is a European Patent Attorney specialized in electronics, mechanics, ICT and computer implemented inventions. After a corporate career of more than 10 years as IP Manager, Patent Attorney, and senior patent portfolio manager and IP strategist, Frank continued his career as Senior Patent Attorney and Head of the High-Tech Patent Team at IP consultancy firm GEVERS. In this function Frank provides intellectual property services to clients within the well-known 360° IP service offer of GEVERS customized to their clients’ needs and business strategy.
Adding value through quality, security, innovation and excellence is what Frank delivers to his clients and what GEVERS stands for in general. The High-Tech Patent Team Frank manages focuses amongst others on computer implemented inventions. Towards clients, Frank advises clients on patentability of inventions, IP protection strategies, patent infringement and enforcement, patent validity and license agreements. He defends clients in oppositions and appeals at the EPO and in national and international litigation and dispute resolution procedures. His clients include both small and large, national and international corporations, government institutions, consultancy firms and law firms.