Dave Bourgeau

Oregon, Kolisch Hartwell, PC

Dave Bourgeau is a patent attorney and a partner at the law firm of Kolisch Hartwell. His practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. With a strong technical background in industrial engineering, computer science, and nuclear engineering, as well as extensive practical experience in manufacturing and business, Dave advises companies on a broad array of both technical and non-technical matters. Dave’s first experience with robotics was in the auto industry, where his time as an engineer and manager on the factory floor included work with ABB, Kuka, and Fanuc robots. He also worked as a nuclear power-trained officer in the U.S. Navy, where he was in charge of reactor controls and electrical systems on the USS California, and as an engineer and manager in the shipping and food industries, focusing mainly on manufacturing systems and equipment, software application development, process design, project management, root cause analysis, and complex planning. As an IP attorney, Dave’s focus is on helping businesses identify and strategically protect their intellectual property, while avoiding issues with other parties. As a registered patent attorney, he can assist with every aspect of IP law, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio strategy, licensing, and freedom-to-operate. Dave is a J.D., magna cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School; B.S.E., magna cum laude, University of Michigan and the Nuclear Power School, United States Navy.

Session Details

Monday, June 18 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM 258A

s771 - Luncheon Session: Chief Robotics Officer (CRO) Summit Strategies for Building the Business Case for Successful Implementations (By Invitation Only)

The Chief Robotics Officer (CRO) is a gathering of professionals whose responsibility is evaluating and managing the deployment of automation, AI, robotics and the latest intelligent technologies into their organizations. The Summit provides educational offerings and connections to peers who will discuss the latest regulatory challenges, shifting consumer behavior; new technologies and tactics to take maintain a competitive edge. This luncheon CRO Summit session will focus on two issues:

Session One: Legal, Ethical and Social Implications
Session Two: The Issue of CyberSecurity

- A discussion on the ethical, privacy and regulatory challenges facing the future of Robots
- Who will ultimately be responsive
- Social implications
- Creating a protective cybersecurity infrastructure

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