The goal of the session is to provide information and insight into the specific issues confronting investigators, entrepreneurs, investors, and their patent attorneys. The session will address the formation of specific IP strategy and execution and using intellectual capital for competitive advantage. Content includes major issues confronting companies with US and filings in other jurisdictions related to biotechnology, e.g., patent ownerships, non-obviousness rulings, the scope of what can be patented. A VC will also provide an investor viewpoint.
- Steve M. Sammut, Senior Fellow, Health Care Management and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
- Bill Geary, Member, Mintz Levin – IP Management