No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative.
A coronavirus pandemic (or even the threat of such a pandemic) could easily make it more difficult for parties to perform their obligations under many types of contracts—especially contracts requiring travel or involving the delivery of goods and services. In the event that one of the parties to a contract can’t perform as a result of an actual or potential coronavirus outbreak, would the doctrine of force majeure allow them to suspend their performance or terminate the contract?
With a background in biomedical and mechanical engineering, Bryan Rech combines a gift for strategy and a deep well of experience helping clients reach the full value of their intellectual property. He has worked with a range of clients from startups to established companies in the electronics, mechanical and software sectors.
Bryan was previously an intellectual property associate at two local Denver firms, focusing his practice on strategic patent prosecution. He was also a research and development engineer at the Anschutz Medical Campus, where he helped cultivate multiple medical device companies. While there, Bryan gained experience working with physicians, engineers, scientists and patients to develop minimally invasive treatments for cardiac and ocular diseases. Bryan has co-published several scientific research articles and co-invented patented medical imaging and surgical devices as well as adaptable polymer materials.
Supervising attorney, University of Colorado Entrepreneurial Law Clinic
Colorado Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section