Priya Sinha Cloutier, Partner
Lucosky Brookman LLP
Senior intellectual property attorney with experience in all aspects of intellectual property protection, strategy and law, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets and addressing issues regarding patentability analysis, drafting, filing, patent prosecution, transactions, standards, cease and desist issues, indemnification, due diligence, trademark and patent infringement analysis, design arounds, right to market clearances, competitive landscapes, and requests to license. Expertise in drafting and negotiating international, commercial, supplier, partner, collaboration and development agreements, joint research, NDAs, supply contracts, master service agreements, SaaS, cloud services and software, and consortium deals with strong IP, export control, compliance, and other complex issues. Experience with client counseling on IP strategy and open source and client, paralegal and attorney training, trade secret protection, document marking, government contracts compliance. Experience as outside general counsel for startups and closely held corporation, including outside counsel management, international employment, debt recovery, privacy, anti-corruption, and open source. Experience with government contracts (grants and CRADAs) and compliance programs.
Michael L. Dever, Shareholder
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Trained as both a chemical engineer and an attorney, Michael Dever works with clients at the intersection of both worlds and finds that through the interplay between law and technology he can help businesses protect their technological investments and improve their bottom line.
Michael’s job: helping clients manage their intellectual property by providing portfolio management, counseling, intellectual property licensing and litigation. As an active member of the firm’s IP practice groups focused on chemicals, litigation, and patent office litigation, Michael’s long experience combined with Buchanan’s award-winning IP team allow him to provide a full range of IP services. And because Michael has experience in a wide spectrum of technical disciplines, he understands his clients’ needs from both a legal and a technical perspective. Among his clients’ industries are chemical products and formulations, biomedical devices and procedures, metallurgical compositions, and mechanical and electromechanical devices. He also advises healthcare, educational and financial institutions.