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Martin J. Ricciardi

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Martin Ricciardi -

Martin J. Ricciardi


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. He counsels commercial, non-profit and education clients in the registration, licensing, management and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, trade secret protection, patent, trademark, software and technology licensing and in government and commercially-sponsored research agreements, research collaborations, intellectual property management agreements, pharmaceutical and other manufacturing agreements, technology consulting contracts, materials transfer agreements, and confidentiality agreements, as well as in distributorship, agency, franchising and other business relationships.


Mr. Ricciardi is a member of the New York State Bar Association (member of the Intellectual Property Law section) and a member of the bar of the State of New York.


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).


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).


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.

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