The Funding Series prepares entrepreneurs for their fundraising effort and helps them to attract VC investment. Sessions provide valuable networking opportunities and are lead by seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, legal, and finance experts.
* Open to all entrepreneurs
* Cost $25 per session or $165 for all eight sessions
Life Science Funding Series - Patent Protection: Building and Protecting your Assets
Your ability to protect your company's intellectual property and file patents can make or break a financing deal when it comes time for due diligence. How can you prepare a solid strategy to guarantee your freedom to operate? What are the do's and dont's of filing provisional applications? How should you address foreign filing? What unique issues must you pay attention to when licensing from a university or research institute? A seasoned panel of legal experts and a VC investor will provide answers to these pressing questions, defining the perspective of the investment community when it comes to your company's patent protection.
Panelists (watch website for any updates):
Tom Rodgers, ATV Capital
Registration networking: 8:00am-8:30am
Open Session: 8:30am-10:15am
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Square 1 Bank
Official Website: http://astia.org/venture_conference/funding_series/
Added by FullCalendar on August 15, 2007