Sailesh K. Patel is a Partner with ArentFox Schiff. He is co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice and a seasoned trial attorney. He has served as lead counsel on numerous patent infringement litigation matters and IPRs involving patents in the high tech industry. With a strong background in engineering, Sal manages patent prosecution and helps clients develop strong patent portfolios in a variety of technologies.
Augmented Reality (“AR”), along with Virtual Reality (“VR”), is rapidly growing in prominence and will be transformative to the way we live, work, learn and play. Both AR and VR will undoubtedly bring a whole set of novel IP issues for individuals, companies, IP practitioners and the courts. Like any new technological area, such as cyber law for the nascent internet technology in the early 1990s, many legal issues need to be addressed and many more are yet to be discovered as this area evolves.