ORLANDO, FL – April 21, 2014 – Thomas C. McThenia, Jr., shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Orlando office, was a speaker at the recent event by The Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section “Publish or Perish: Updates in Copyright in Education” which took place March 28, 2014 at the University of Central Florida. His panel discussed the topic of “Changes in the Global Market – Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons,” and focused on the court’s decision, future changes to the market, the risks of new technology and the ethical impact of the changes in light of this opinion.
McThenia practices in the intellectual property, technology, licensing and Internet areas. He has divided his career between private law practice and roles as in-house counsel for two global organizations. McThenia has enjoyed representing a wide array of clients including multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations, universities, start-up and emerging-growth companies, technology and internet companies and individual entrepreneurs. He is a registered patent attorney who handles all areas of intellectual property, including patent and trademark prosecution and opinion work, copyright, and trade secret matters.