Ann Cannoni

President and Chair

The Webb Law Firm

Ann M. Cannoni, CLP, is a Vice President and Director for The Webb Law Firm. Ann is an Intellectual Property attorney with almost 30 years of experience in 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 The Webb Law Firm, Ann served as Senior Director-Patents for Schering- Plough Corporation, where she was in charge of all chemistry patent activities. Her responsibilities included product life-cycle management, patent application preparation and prosecution, preparation of patentability, infringement and validity opinions, due diligence for licensing, 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 received her B.Ch.E. degree from Villanova University and J.D. from the Catholic University of America, and is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP).