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John E Ottaviani

Intellectual property Attorney at Providence, RI

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Licensed for 40 years
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 01/13/2023
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1982
Updated 12/26/2022

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Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
2800 Financial Plaza
Providence, RI, 02903


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  • Columbia University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
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  • Bowdoin College
  • A.B.
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  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
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  • American Bar Association
  • Member
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  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member
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  • Computer Law Association
  • Member
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  • The Business Lawyer
  • Survey of the Law of Cyberspace: Intellectual Property Cases 2006
  • 2007
  • The Licensing Journal
  • YouTube Suit Raises Novel Internet Copyright Issues
  • 2007
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Purchasing a competitor's trademark as a 'keyword' online
  • 2007
  • Business Law Today
  • When a business begins a blog -- It's easy, but is it safe
  • 2007
  • National Law Journal
  • DMCA Faces Free Speech Challenges
  • 2001
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Speaking Engagements

  • American Bar Association 2007 San Francisco Annual Meeting
  • Website Agreements: 'I Didn't Agree To Those Terms, Did I?
  • 2007
  • ABA 2006 Spring Meeting, Section of Business Law
  • Another Technology Wrinkle in M&A Practice: Open Source and Free Software
  • 2006
  • Boston Bar Association Internet and Computer Law Committee
  • "Who's Afraid of Open Source? Implications for Mergers & Acquisitions and Investment Transactions
  • 2005
  • Cyberspace Law Committee's Hot Topics forum at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Where do We Go From Here? The Implications of MGM v. Grokster
  • 2005
  • Presentation to the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Implied Assent in Electronic Form Contracts
  • 2002
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Providence Intellectual property Lawyer John E Ottaviani
John E Ottaviani
Intellectual property Attorney
Providence, RI
Licensed for 40 years