Speaker in Panel Session I – General IP – Buon appetito! IP & Food
Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 14.00 to 15.30
David Postolski is an Intellectual Property and registered patent attorney at Gearhart Law. With over 17 years’ experience, David specializes in assisting inventors, creators, artists, start-ups, entrepreneurs, early stage companies and emerging companies with their U.S and International intellectual property strategy, protection, enforcement and monetization. David is a frequent speaker and author on intellectual property and intellectual property issues surrounding the food industry, raising capital, business formation, licensing, entertainment, and reward and equity based crowd funding. David is also a Professor at Parsons School of Design where he teaches master level students about IP, ethics and other regulatory considerations in starting business ventures and products around design, at the International Culinary Center (formerly the French culinary institute) where he teaches IP to chef entrepreneurs, and at Montclair State University where he teaches IP in Entrepreneurship. David is currently the Intellectual Property Mentor at the Food X Accelerator, the Food Future Accelerator, the Urban X Accelerator and the JFE Accelerator. David is the current chair of the Professional Issues Division of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property law as well as a member of the CLE Board, Sponsorship Board, and founder of the International Action Group. David remains very involved in the creation of New York State’s first federally approved patent pro bono program in conjunction with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.