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Ronny Amirsehhi, LL.M.-IP, B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering. US & European Patent Practitioner

Ronny Amirsehhi, LL.M.-IP, B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering. US & European Patent Practitioner

Focus: Medical devices, Chemistry, Life Sciences, AI, Quantum Computing, Semiconductor Technology

Ronny is admitted before the European Patent Office, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Unified Patent Court. He concentrates his practice on both U.S. and European patent prosecution, UPC invalidity proceedings, and EPO opposition and appeal proceedings. He has around 20 years of experience prosecuting US and European patent applications.

He served a clerkship with the honorable Randall Rader, former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ronny started his patent law career in New York at Kenyon & Kenyon in 2004. He further developed his knowledge and expertise at various international law firms in Europe. 

Ronny received his diploma in Patent Litigation in Europe from CEIPI and his Master of Laws degree in Intellectual Property Law from Munich Intellectual Property Law Center partnering with the Max Planck Institute and the George Washington University Law School. He studied biomedical engineering at University of California-San Diego where he was recognized as top 1% student in the nation and for his research on biophysical properties of blood substituents.

Additionally, Ronny has gained and is gaining knowledge of Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, and Cryptography by studying at continuing education programs. Ronny is currently master of science candidate in Quantum Computer technology.  

 

Jason Mirabito, LL.M., B.Sc. Engineering Physics. US Patent Practitioner

Jason Mirabito, LL.M., B.Sc. Engineering Physics. US Patent Practitioner

Focus: Electronics industry, medical devices, energy-related technologies, security and telecommunication systems. 

Jason was a founding partner and co-chair of the Intellectual Property Practice of Mintz Levin, where his work involved both prosecution and litigation of patent and trademark issues. He has extensive experience regarding patent issues in the electronics industry, medical devices, energy-related technologies, security and telecommunication systems. 

Jason also served as a partner at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, and at Gaston & Snow, where he established and headed the firm's first patent department. 

Jason began his career as an examiner in the US Patent and Trademark Office and was in-house counsel for Westinghouse Electric, where he was responsibte for IP licensing and joint ventures, as well as for various investments and divestments for the company. He was also an attorney with the US International Trade Commission, where he handled actions brought under Section 337. 

Jason has served full-time as an associate professor at Suffolk University School of Law, where he taught courses in patent, computer, and high-tech law. He has delivered numerous lectures concerning patent prosecution and litigation and. in particular, the prosecution of foreign and software-related inventions. 

Jason has testified before the US Patent and Trademark Office and the US Senate on a range of subjects, including patents for computer software and international taxation proposals. He is a named inventor on ten US patents (including medical device patent applications) and the inventor of several other non-US patents. 

Jason holds a B.Sc in Engineering Physics from New York University. a JD General Law/Patents from the American University Washington College of Law and an LLM in Patents and international Business from Georgetown University Law Center 

His recognition & awards include: Best Lawyers in America: Patent Law (2013 - 2023); Chambers Global: Intellectual Property (2011 ~ 2012); Superlawyers 2021, 2022, 2023; Past President, Boston Patent Law Association.

Omer Peled, B.Sc. in Material Engineering, B.A. Physics

Omer Peled, B.Sc. in Material Engineering, B.A. Physics

Focus: IP licensing, Transactions, IP strategy

Omer brings a unique synthesis of experience and perspective drawn from the worlds of tech investing, tech entrepreneurship, and global in-house IP management. 

He began his career at San Francisco Science, a Silicon Valley boutique venture capital fund specializing in medical devices. Omer was responsible for screening projects and overseeing due diligence, and was appointed CEO of its two major investments. He managed Cybro Medical, a start-up company whose products included a reflective pulse oximeter for fetus monitoring and a non-invasive RF based cardiac output monitor. Under Omer's management, the company was acquired by lmagyn Medical Technologies, and Omer served as the general manager of Imagyn’'s Israeli subsidiary for several years, before returning to San Francisco Science to lead the fund's second investment in Medical Dynamics, which commercialized a pneumatic device for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis. 

Omer continued his VC and entrepreneurial activities by establishing a group of Angel investors and an Ultrasound technology accelerator. In this role, Omer led the development and commercialization of a urology Holter monitor and a platform technology for non-invasive measurement of blood constituents. 

Over the last decade, Omer shifted his business focus to the intellectual property arena and served as in-house IP manager at Lumenis, where he gained extensive experience regarding the critical role of IP in a leading global company. At Lumenis. Omer led all invention harvesting, patent drafting and prosecution, in and out licensing. freedom-to-operate analysis, IP due diligence, licensing and litigations. 

Omer combines his business and entrepreneurial spirit with his global in-house IP experience. As a businessperson, Omer provides bottom line-oriented IP inputs to support client decision-making processes. As an IP expert. He builds the IP strategy necessary to make any Company's business model sustainable 

Education Omer holds a B.A. in Physics and a B.Sc. in Materials Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the International Master's Program in Patent Law at the University of Haifa, an executive program at the Haifa Center for Law and Technology (HCLT) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Worldwide Academy. Omer received an MBA from the International Executive Master of Business Administration program at the Haifa University's Faculty of Managemet. | 

Ikeyama Takuji, Mathematics. Japanese Patent Practitioner

Ikeyama Takuji, Mathematics. Japanese Patent Practitioner

Focus: Japanese patent, trademark, and design law.

Ikeyama leads our Tokyo office. He is a Japanese patent attorney and a member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA). Ikeyama is a founding member and editorial staff of the Patent Attorneys Association web magazine. He teaches at the Training and Research Institute for Court Officials and works at the Tokyo District Court. Ikeyama studied at Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics.

 

Amin Katouzian, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. Electrical Engineering. Technical Advisor

Amin Katouzian, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. Electrical Engineering. Technical Advisor

Focus: Medical devices, Electrical Engineering, AI and Machine Learning 

Amin is a former lead in AI algorithm development and served as a senior scientist at IBM Watson Health Imaging in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a distinguished leader, recognized for his outstanding contributions in the field of machine learning, particularly in applications within financial markets and healthcare. Amin has authored numerous articles on AI and holds the distinction of being named as the inventor of several patents.

He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, New York, USA, and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey, USA. His areas of specialization include:

  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Evidence-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions
  • Hashing and Retrieval
  • Computer-Aided Surgery and Diagnosis
  • Computer Vision for Medical Applications
  • Multidimensional Cue Extraction and Pattern Recognition
  • Reconstruction, Registration, Visualization, and Segmentation of 2-4D Images
  • Multiscale Analysis
  • Speech Recognition and Perception

Amin's contributions have been acknowledged through several prestigious awards, including the Samsung GRO Award, Volcano Corporation Fellowship, Siemens (Princeton, NJ) Fellowship, and Boston Scientific Fellowship.

Omid Sakhi, Ph.D., Computer Science, M.Sc. Electrical Engineering. Technical Advisor

Omid Sakhi, Ph.D., Computer Science, M.Sc. Electrical Engineering. Technical Advisor

Focus: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Software and Electrical engineering

Omid has extensive experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning focusig on computer vision and deep learning. He served as a senior software developer and a key member of the IBM Watson Health Imaging team, contributing significantly to the advancement of AI-driven medical imaging technologies. His focus was particularly on the development and optimization of algorithms for medical image analysis.

He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Université Paris-Est in France, specializing in signal, audio, and image processing for pattern recognition and neural networks. His areas of expertise include:

·       Advanced Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques

·       Parallel Computing and Generative AI Models

·       Computer Vision for Medical and Historical Document Image Analysis

·       Neural Network Architecture and Signal Processing

·       Development of AI Solutions for Real-time Image Processing

·       GPU Computing and High-Performance Parallel Computing Systems

·       Software Engineering and Development

·       C++, Visual C++, Qt, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX

In addition to having numerous academic publications, Omid is listed as the inventor of several patents and patent applications related to AI/ML, including:

·        Ensemble Machine Learning Model Architecture for Lesion Detection (US11688063B2) 

·        Lesion Detection Artificial Intelligence Pipeline Computing System (US11436724B2)

·        Down-Sampling for Convolutional Neural Networks (US11429867B2)

·        Generating Realistic Organ X-Ray Angiography (Xa) Images for Deep Learning Consumption (US11042778B2)

·        Detecting Unacceptable Detection and Segmentation Algorithm Output (WO2023088875A1)

·        Training Generative Adversarial Network Straining Generative Adversarial Networks (US20210264280A1)