Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is excited to announce the launch of the firm’s podcast, titled IP Hot Topics. To commence the program, Tulane University Professor of History Walter Isaacson joins Directors R. Wilson “Trey” Powers III, Ph.D. and Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. for a two-part discussion about historical perspectives on innovation. Across the first two episodes, Issacson shares his insights on past and present innovation in the United States and looks towards the future for the next disruptive breakthroughs. He also discusses responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting scientific advancement. The inaugural program featuring Issacson in the first in “Innovation Conversations, a series within IP Hot Topics that is hosted by Powers.

Hosted by highly experienced attorneys from Sterne Kessler, IP Hot Topics will explore timely and trending topics in intellectual property law ranging from ground-breaking cases in the courts and industry innovations to changes in regulations at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and developments at the International Trade Commission. New episodes of the podcast will be released monthly and will be available on major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and SoundCloud as well as on-demand access on the Sterne Kessler website.

About Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is the Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane University. He is the past CEO of the Aspen Institute, where he is now a Distinguished Fellow, and has been the chairman of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine. His full professional profile is available here.