Ryan W. Falk, partner in Calfee's Intellectual Property group, was recently appointed to the board of The Entrepreneurship Institute. The organization provides business leaders and professionals with direct access to a powerful network of peers with whom they can share ideas in the form of articles, podcasts, videos and more. Kevin R. Caudill, associate in Calfee’s Corporate, M&A and Securities and Capital Markets practice groups, is also a member of The Entrepreneurship Institute. At Calfee, Ryan assists in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign utility and design patent applications for publicly and privately-held businesses, institutional clients and individuals. He also assists clients in matters of licensing, trade secrets, patent infringement and patent validity concerns. Kevin focuses his practice on counseling publicly traded and privately held clients, along with private equity firms and their portfolio companies, with respect to transactional matters, including merger, acquisition and reorganization transactions on a local, regional and international scale, and a wide range of general corporate and business matters, including all types of commercial agreements and corporate governance.