October 22, 2020

Patent Attorney Michael Nye to Participate in Brazilian IP Association’s Virtual Conference

Harness Dickey Principal and Metro Detroit patent attorney Michael Nye will participate in the upcoming 40th International Congress on Intellectual Property hosted by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (“ABPI”). The conference will take place virtually from October 19 to 22.

Nye will participate in a roundtable discussion on the topic of “Inventions Implemented by Computer Programs,” which will take place on October 22 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM EST.

The theme of this year’s conference will be “The Role of Intellectual Property in Digital Transformation.” The conference is one of the largest IP forums in Latin America and brings together notable Brazilian and international figures involved in discussing and improving intellectual property laws.

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization are also supporting the event.

Nye’s practice focuses on protecting and developing IP assets for clients in the electrical, computer, and software industries. He is the founder of the firm’s Computer Practice Group and is experienced in handling a broad range of computer related technologies as well as patent issues regularly affecting software technologies, such as 101 issues. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications, runs competitive landscapes analyses, performs due diligence reviews, advises on freedom to operate for new product offerings and features, and handles post-issuance proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews.

To learn more and to register for the event, please visit the ABPI website.