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Dr. Mark Kokes – NantWorks

It’s not a topic familiar to most Americans, but for those working in the field of biologics, it’s a rule of engagement when filing a patent. Welcome to the world of the Budapest Treaty. As Dr. Mark Kokes, chief intellectual property officer at NantWorks, explains, U.S. patent laws practically require that biotech inventors deposit their […]

Catherine Ouellet-Dupuis – GSoft

The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated industries and businesses around the world, but at GSoft in Montreal, business is booming. Not surprising, when the entire company is focused on enabling smarter workplaces, and directly helps employees who work from home stay connected to the office. When the coronavirus crisis forced GSoft to move to a remote […]

Scott Summers – Veeva

It’s a long way from small-town Kentucky to offices in Belarus, but Scott Summers has made the journey—with stops in Arkansas, Minnesota, Paris and Barcelona along the way. Now the associate general counsel for cloud computing giant Veeva, Summers is the sole attorney handling employment and labor matters. And as the company quickly assumes global […]

Jonathan Dunlop – Vidyard

Being a realtor during a pandemic can make for a tough sell with prospective homebuyers housebound, unemployed or afraid of getting sick. After all, it’s not exactly the best time to hop in a car and go to an open house and mingle with people you don’t know. But for Vidyard’s General Counsel Jonathan Dunlop, […]

Alex E. Colon – Tyler Technologies, Inc.

It’s such a new term—Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification—that at least as of this spring it lacked a Wikipedia entry. No matter to Alex E. Colon, who understands what it’s about and where the industry is heading. He has to, as his role is overseeing legal matters for the Federal Division of Tyler Technologies, which provides […]

Rusty Hensley – Vispero

When you’re the only lawyer at a complex, midsize technology company and overseeing all legal operations, developing ways to stay organized not only helps internal and external stakeholders—but also yourself. That’s where having a background in technology and business processes can come in handy, says Rusty Hensley, general counsel for Vispero, a leader in assistive […]

Nick Popper – Spectris Inc.

Nick Popper told his boss long ago: as long as the work stays challenging, he’ll stick around. So far, he’s kept to his word, with no shortage of projects and programs to administer at Spectris plc’s U.S. operation. It’s there that Popper’s provided guidance as chief counsel of the Americas for the multifaceted global testing […]

Eric Ian Schwartz – Integra LifeSciences

Medical device manufacturers beset by an array of unanticipated issues in the face of an unprecedented pandemic might benefit from virtual get-togethers. Such was the point raised earlier this year by the legal team at Integra LifeSciences, a leading global manufacturer of medical technologies and solutions. Companies could find middle ground between competition and cooperation, […]

Matt Cameron – Honeywell Gas Analysis & Safety

Honeywell International Inc. comprised of four complex business groups, each may be confronted with legal matters that transcend its specific responsibilities. So in early 2019, legal representatives of each of its strategic business groups—Aerospace, Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Safety and Productivity Solutions—decided to put their learned heads together during monthly meetings. There’s […]

Rich Kent – Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies

From classroom tech to top-secret aviation projects, there are few industries that global engineering giant Honeywell doesn’t touch. If you’re an in-house counsel there, you can spend half a lifetime working your way through the business divisions. While Rich Kent may not have expected to make that journey, he’s on the path after 15 years […]

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