Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
Computer scientist, intellectual property attorney, and blockchain specialist with 17 years of experience in advising high tech companies and startups in software patents, software product development, software licensing, open source software licensing compliance, and intellectual property strategy. Giovanna is the executive producer of TEDx Berkshires.
Giovanna’s legal practice focuses in all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis on blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), esports and gaming technologies, open source software compliance, wearable biometric data collection and analysis, and patents relating to the following: cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges, CryptoArt, health and wellness wearables, fashion electronics, digital currency, search engines / ad serving systems, video compression / codecs, trusted computing and encryption, analytics systems, router firmware, OVS technologies, video on demand (VOD) systems, VoIP and video conferencing systems, , social media software, database and storage systems, recommendation systems, integrated development environments (IDEs), compilers and interpreters, iPhone™, Android™ and tablet applications, CT imaging technologies, wearable computing technologies, and semi-conductor manufacturing systems.
As a Communications Systems Analyst for the International Co-operative Alliance Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, Giovanna worked on software development, GUI and database development, application programming, server maintenance, database driven website creation and network administration. Giovanna has also worked as a Technology Consultant to the United Nations Committee for Advancement of Cooperatives in Geneva, Switzerland, where she worked in software development and animation. As a Programmer at Harvard University, she developed Java Applets and performed Flash ActionScript programming for an e-learning project.
While studying for her law degree, Giovanna held an internship at the United States Copyright Office where she assisted with the promulgation of regulations concerning webcasting transmissions and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
In addition to working with our other clients, Giovanna helps our firm to maintain our presence in western Massachusetts and services our clients in that area. Since 2018, Giovanna has received the distinction of Best Lawyers in America® for her patent law expertise. For the past 5 years, she was also ranked by Super Lawyers®, a rating of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.