Presented by Clean Energy Business Incubator Program
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Long Island High Tech Incubator
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Seminar
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Mixer
In most cases for a startup, having patent, trade secret, trademark, and/or copyright protection is the key leverage needed to attract the life-blood investment necessary to sustain and grow the startup to exit. This discussion will address from a startup’s perspective how to maintain the maximum potential value of Intellectual Property you may have AND future Intellectual Property that you don’t even know about yet!
You will learn about:
- Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret Basics
- Common misconceptions about IP, e.g., Patentability and enforcement vs. Freedom-to-Operate
- Preparing for your pitch and the resultant Due Diligence
- What steps to take (or not to take) in order to avoid losing your precious IP leverage: Unintentionally forfeiting IP rights,Controlling ownership,And other IP portfolio building strategies
Speakers: Ray Farrell, founding partner of Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP; Pina Campagna, Patent & Trademark Attorney at Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP.
RSVP to David C Hamilton Director, Business Development, Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP): firstname.lastname@example.org