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R. Evan Glass


Foley & Lardner LLP

Evan Glass is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Evan counsels clients in intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patents. His experience includes patent preparation and prosecution, product clearance, due diligence, and infringement and validity analysis. He is a member of the Electronics Practice.

Evan provides patent counsel in a broad range of technologies related to artificial intelligence, machine learning, data storage and database management, gaming systems, software algorithms and applications, virtualization technologies, blockchain integration, Internet services, Internet of Things (IoT), electromechanical control systems, 5G communications networks, and energy systems. In doing so, Evan services a broad range of clients ranging from emerging start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Evan has counseled clients with an emphasis on machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques in a variety of different technologies. In providing counsel, Evan has counseled clients regarding obtaining patents for different machine learning training methods, for improvements to existing machine learning techniques, and for different machine learning algorithm use cases. Examples of areas in which Evan has obtained protection over the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning include clinical data analysis, financial technology, network performance improvements, image analysis and improvement, chatbots, and building and energy automation systems.

While at Indiana University, Evan served as a research assistant for Professor Mark Janis and participated in the Intellectual Property Clinic, where he drafted patent applications, filed office action responses, and performed initial patentability searches for local inventors and startups.

Prior to joining Foley, Evan worked as a summer associate at an IP boutique in Indianapolis.

Recent Articles by R. Evan Glass

The Accelerating Need for IP Protection in Clean Energy

In the dynamic world of renewable energy, companies are quickly innovating new technology and entering the clean energy arms race to generate more energy with less equipment. These innovations are often driven by the introduction of new regulations in furtherance of the federal governments announced goal of reaching 100% carbon-free electricity nation-wide by 2035. Companies can adapt swiftly to regulatory changes resulting from this goal and build their IP portfolios to drive further innovation as well as protect their research and development investment.