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Peter Felder is registered as a European Patent Attorney and admitted to practice before the Swiss and the European Patent Office. His activities particularly comprise developing and implementing client-specific patent strategies and consultancy concerning technology transfer. His technical expertise primarily covers chemistry, materials technology and analytics, but also medicine, pharmaceutics and medical device technology. Peter Felder is a lecturer at the University of Zurich, where he has a teaching appointment at the faculty of science on protection of intellectual property in physics, chemistry and biology. He is also involved as lecturer in short courses at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in Lugano.
John L. Haller was a San Diego patent attorney at Gordon & Rees and co-leader of the firm’s patent practice group. With more than 38 years of experience, Mr. Haller’s intellectual property practice focused on prosecution, counseling, and litigation for patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secret matters. Mr. Haller had been a registered patent attorney since 1975. With a Masters Degree in Physics, Mr. Haller was uniquely positioned to understand and apply this technological understanding to the patent prosecution and litigation process. Mr. Haller practiced IP litigation across the United States. In addition to his specific expertise in patent law, Mr. Haller had extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including, copyright law, trademark law and related trade secret and unfair competition laws. Mr. Haller’s experience in these areas similarly extended to prosecution, counseling, licensing and litigation. Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Haller was a partner with the firm of Brown, Martin, Haller & McClain, San Diego’s first intellectual property firm. In addition, he was an adjunct professor of Intellectual Property at California Western School of Law in San Diego and was a visiting co-instructor in Intellectual Property at University of California, San Diego. Mr. Haller was the first president of the Science & Engineering Dean’s Advisory Committee for San Diego State University. Mr. Haller was selected to serve a three-year term as a Lawyer Representative for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. His duties included participation in the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and the annual District Conference of the Southern District. Mr. Haller also participated as a member of the committee to revise the local patent rules for the Southern District of California.
Harit Mohan is Founder & CEO of Signicent LLP in India and Signicent LLC in Delaware, USA. The company employees 80 full time experts in the area of IPR (patents, trademarks and copyrights). As an IIT Madras 2008 post grad, research and technology has always been close to his heart. He has also done course on ‘entrepreneurship – launching an innovative business from University of Maryland College Park. He has given 12 years of his career solving problems and overcoming hurdles faced by research companies and institutes. He with his company has been a technology and IPR consultant to over 400+ businesses globally spread across 15 countries. He has been a member of PIUG (USA), LES, (USA), CII, TiE, AIMA & PHD Chamber (India). Last year he has also been appointed as Advisor to Institution Innovation Council (IIC) at IIT Ropar.