Paul Ragusa is a partner in the Intellectual Property section of the firm'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.
Mr. Ragusa was named a New York Metro Super Lawyer and listed in IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property for 2013-18. He was recommended in The Legal 500 U.S. guide for 2011-2015 & 2017-18, which wrote that he is “a king of excellent client service.” He was also recommended in the 2013-18 editions of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine for both patent litigation and transactions. According to IAM, Paul "collaborates very well with people in-house, which saves time and money. He understands clients' needs and is easy to work with."
He serves on the Advisory Board at IP Litigator, is the Vice-Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association's Standards and Open Source Committee, is the immediate past Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association's Antitrust Law Committee, and serves on the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution's (CPR) Intellectual Property Disputes Committee, using those positions to address the practical implications of important changes to the law.