Ann M. Cannoni
Job Title: Partner and Vice President
Company: The Webb Law Firm
Ann M. Cannoni, CLP, Partner and Vice President with the Webb Law Firm, has over 30 years of experience in intellectual property, including patent strategy, preparation, protection and litigation in the chemical and mechanical fields, with an emphasis in pharmaceutical, polymer, and organic chemistry and medical devices. Before joining Webb, Ann served as Senior Director-Patents for Schering-Plough Pharmaceutical Corporation, where she was managed all chemistry patent activities, including product life-cycle management, patent application preparation and prosecution, preparation of patentability, infringement and validity opinions, due diligence for licensing, docketing and budgeting, as well as attorney and staff supervision. Earlier, as Assistant Counsel-Coatings & Resins for the Automotive OEM and Aerospace Business Units of PPG Industries, Inc., Ann supervised all Intellectual Property activities for these business units. Prior assignments included conducting similar activities for the Fiberglass and Biomedical Business Units. Ann serves on the Board of Directors and is President-Elect for the Licensing Executives Society USA & CA.