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Business Practices and Legal Issues Series: Good IP Practices for Early Stage Companies
Wednesday, September 17, 8:00 - 10:30 AM
Silicon Valley Bank, Wilcox Room, Ground Floor
One Newton Executive Park, Suite 200
2221 Washington Street, Newton, MA
Breakfast and registration begin at 7:45 AM
The charge is $60 for Members and $100 for Non-Members. For directions, please visit www.svb.com
This series is moderated by Michael Conza, Partner of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP and is intended for both lawyers and non-lawyers alike.
What are the best practices, both business and legal, that early-stage companies should adopt as they prepare the enterprise for financing and growth? Come hear a panel a experts discuss specific techniques, practices, and solutions that companies should not ignore as they ready for scaling up. Panelists will discuss the issues surrounding licensing technology from universities, the traps for the unwary in license agreements, the wisdom and pitfalls of provisional patent filings, and modes of protecting your intellectual capital.
- Karin Rivard, Asst. Director and Counsel, MIT Tech Licensing Office
- Neil Aronson, Partner, Mintz Levin
- Walter Wright, Managing Director, Rich May
- David Blohm, former CEO, SmarterKids.com
- Gib Hennessey, Principal, Fish & Richardson