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Kevin J. Canning

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Boston, MA 02109
kevin.canning@nelsonmullins.com

Kevin J. Canning is a member of the intellectual property group where he practices in the fields of telecommunications, software, computer hardware, and medical devices.

Kevin J. Canning is a member of the intellectual property group where he practices in the fields of telecommunications, software, computer hardware, and medical devices.

Kevin J. Canning is a member of the intellectual property group where he practices in the fields of telecommunications, software, computer hardware, and medical devices.

Experience

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Kevin has 30 years of experience assisting technology clients with patent portfolios and patent prosecution matters. He has extensive experience in client counseling, handling third party matters and rendering opinions.

The patent matters Kevin has handled cover a wide range of technologies, including patent matters relating to the following technologies:

  • Software, including operating systems, compilers, web servers, natural language processing systems, virtualization software, storage systems, CAD/CAM systems, engineering modeling software and markup languages;
  • Telecommunications, including switches, routers, cellular telephone networks (including LTE and 5G systems), D2D systems and optical networking systems;
  • Digital currencies, encryption, digital signatures and blockchain;
  • Medical devices, including stents, grafts, surgical meshes, films, and spinal surgical products;
  • Artificial Intelligence, including neural networks, hidden Markov models, Bayesian networks and rules based systems

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, JD (1988)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, Information and Computer Science (1985)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Massachusetts
  • Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Boston Patent Law Association
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