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WORKSHOP: Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs

Intellectual property is essential for the success and growth of startups- whether through funding, partnerships, mergers, or product sales. Navigating through the intricacies of IP to avoid pitfalls and gain a working knowledge is critical for start up executives.

Join us for an engaging and informative workshop where our panel of experts will provide practical advice and insight on several topics, including:

  • Basics of copyrights, trademarks, patents
  • Business strategy/ patent strategy
  • Types of patents
  • When, where & how to file
  • Cost of filing & prosecuting
  • Pitfalls of not filing
  • Litigation and how to avoid it
  • Ownership/Inventorship
  • IP Audits
  • Patent searches - when and how to search


 Liz Bui, Vice President and IP Counsel, ViaCyte, Inc.

 Eric Hanscom, Partner, Hanscom, Alexeev, McDaniel, LLP

 Neil Thompson, Patent Agent

 Melody A. Kramer, Founder, Legal Greenhouse

February 23, 2017 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Hera Hub
4010 Sorrento Valley Blvd
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
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$50.00 Non-member Registration
$30.00 HeraHub Member Registration
$30.00 SDEE Member Registration
(active SDEE members only)

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