Paul Ragusa is a Partner in the Intellectual Property section of Baker Bott’s New York office. His practice encompasses high technology and Hatch-Waxman patent litigation, patent portfolio management, counseling and licensing.
His diverse technical experience spans audiovisual compression and transmission, semiconductor device fabrication, nanotechnology, software, techniques for delivering pharmaceutical products and medical devices. He was part of the team that drafted the patent licensing agreements directed to the MPEG-2 digital video compression standard, and continues to focus on Standards Setting Organizations (SSOs) and related licensing, including 802.11, ARIB, ATSC, AV1, AVC, Blu-ray, CRISPR, DASH, DisplayPort, IETF, HEVC, LTE, MVC and UHDTV.
Paul earned his BS in Physics from the State University of New York at Binghamton with honors, Sigma Pi Sigma, and his JD from the George Washington University School of Law with high honors, Order of the Coif. He was a Member of the George Washington Journal of International Law & Economics and the Moot Court Board, and the Prettyman-Leventhal American Inn of Court.
Paul is admitted to practice in New York State, United States Patent and Trademark Office, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Disctricts of New York.