Merchant & Gould Attorneys Launch Intellectual Property Podcast

September 03, 2007

Overview

Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property law firm, is proud to announce that two of its attorneys, Ernest Grumbles III and Joseph Bennett-Paris, Ph.D., are launching a new IP-related podcast titled BP/G Radio. The show will be updated monthly on its exclusive website,www.bpgradio.com. Visitors can also find the website through a link on the Merchant & Gould homepage, www.merchantgould.com.  Listeners can tune in directly from the website, download to their computers, or subscribe to the podcast's feed.

"This will be a web-based talk show devoted entirely to intellectual property issues," said Ernest Grumbles. "But people expecting just a standard overview of recently decided cases will be in the wrong place. We plan to discuss real-world issues affecting intellectual property owners and managers. We want people to take away information that they can really apply."

Ernest Grumbles III is a trial attorney and counselor with a focus in patent and trademark litigation. He has handled intellectual property disputes in federal courts around the United States, including patent litigation related to semiconductor wafer inspection tools, medical devices, and electronic gaming equipment. He also handles trademark enforcement and portfolio development for clients ranging from national consumer retailers to internet technology companies. In his spare time, Ernest enjoys music recording and guitar.

Joseph Bennett-Paris, Ph.D. practices general intellectual property law that includes client counseling, patent prosecution and providing patentability, non-infringement and other legal opinions. Part of his practice is concentrated in the area of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals with a particular emphasis on the generic drug industry. Also a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and the Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Georgia bar, Joe has a growing entertainment law practice, concentrating on the music industry.