2012 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting
May 3–4, 2012 • The Ritz-Carlton • Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
James G. Gatto
Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.; McLean, Va., U.S.
Mr. Gatto created and is the leader of the firm's Social Media, Entertainment and Technology team, leader of the Virtual Worlds and Video Games team and co-leader of the Open Source team. He leverages his unique combination of over 25 years of IP experience, business insights and attention to technology trends to help companies develop IP and other legal strategies that are aligned with their business objectives.
Mr. Gatto’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, internet and technology law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and open source. His areas of technical focus include computer software, social media, video games, social networks, virtual worlds, mirror worlds, augmented reality, user-generated content, location-based services, business methods, Internet and e-commerce technology, media, financial services, bioinformatics, personalized medicine, optics, and wired and wireless telecommunications.
Mr. Gatto is frequently invited to speak at leading business and legal conferences in the U.S. and internationally. He is a regular contributor to VirtualWorldLaw.com, Pillsbury's blog that addresses business and legal issues that affect social media applications, technologies and business models.