'; Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

Martin J. Ricciardi

Partner

MRicciardi@woh.com

Areas of Practice:

Martin Ricciardi, a partner in Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP’s Business, Corporate and Financial Services practice group, Chairs the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, and Co-Chairs the Firm’s Technology Company Law Group. He counsels university and commercial clients in patent, software and technology licensing, the registration, licensing, management and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, Internet law and in distributorship, agency, franchising and other business relationships.

Affiliations

Mr. Ricciardi is a member of the New York State Bar Association (member of the Intellectual Property Law and the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law sections), a member of the bar of the State of New York and an inactive member of the District of Columbia Bar.  Mr. Ricciardi is a Founder and Master member of the Intellectual Property and Innovation American Inn of Court and a member of the Licensing Executives Society.

Background

Mr. Ricciardi holds J.D. and LL.M. (International and Comparative Law) degrees from the Duke University School of Law (1990), has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from the Binghamton University School of Management of the State University of New York (1977), and attended the University of Miami School of Music.

Articles

Catch ‘Em if You Can: Suing the Unknown Hacker, with Bradley G. Allen, 9 NY Business L. Journal 1 (Spring 2005).

Another Assault on Personal Privacy: The ISP’s Dilemma, Vol. 12, No. 2 NYSBA Intellectual Property Law Section Newsletter, Bright Ideas 41 (Fall 2003).

Presentations

Laws Governing Information Security and Privacy, presentation at “ITRx Albany” conference, Albany, New York (April 4, 2008).

Guest lecturer on Trademark Clearance, Registration and Infringement at Albany Law School Science & Technology Law Center technology transfer degree program (March 25, 2008).

Guest Lecturer on Nondisclosure Agreements and Confidentiality in the University Research Workplace at Albany Law School Science & Technology Law Center, Albany, New York (January 17, 2008).

Metadata and Metaethics, CLE ethics presentation at Spring 2007 meeting of the Information and Technology Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association Business Law Section, New York, New York (May 3, 2007).

The Convergence of Metadata with Metaethics, presentation to Hudson Valley Chapter American Law Firm Administrators, Albany, New York (May 25, 2006).

Intellectual Property Protection, presentation at Albany Nanotech’s “Building a Foundation for the Future: Exploring Regional High Tech Opportunities” series, Albany, New York (June 5, 2003).

Liability of Internet Service Providers, presentation at 2003 Annual Meeting of the New York State Telecommunications Association, Syracuse, New York (March 19, 2003).

Liability and Brand Protection for the ISP, presentation at 2001 Annual Meeting of the New York State Telecommunications Association, Syracuse, New York (February 7, 2001).

The Ethics of the Internet presentation of NYSBA CLE Program “Ethics Fundamentals for Experienced and Newly-Admitted Lawyers,” Albany, New York (May 12, 2000).