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Avoiding Legal Issues that Can Derail University Start-Ups

Format: Live Webinar, On-Demand Video, DVD, or PDF Transcript
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 ~ 1:00-2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

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Price: $197
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If there is one thing that will take your start-up from “GO” to “NO,” it’s legal and IP issues.

Launching university start-ups may seem like second nature to many tech transfer professionals, but keeping them protected from legal challenges is anything but simple. Each start-up has its own unique structure when it comes to IP protection, licensing agreements, partnerships and more, so a cookie-cutter approach won’t work.

That’s whyTechnology Transfer Tactics’ Distance Learning Division has secured a highly-respected attorney who also handles the day-to-day business development management at his tech transfer office to lead this important webinar:

Avoiding Legal Issues that Can Derail University Start-Ups

Live Webinar – March 28, 2017 – 1:00-2:00pm ET
*** CLE and CLP credits eligible ***

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR CALL 239-263-0605

This thought-provoking program will teach you how to prepare for — and avoid — some of the toughest legal issues that face university start-ups today. Join Joe Runge, Business Development Manager with UneMed, for this 60-minute webinar that will discuss:

  • How to ensure you are providing valuable intellectual property for a start up by:
    • Conducting patent searches
    • Performing patent landscaping
    • Assisting with freedom to operate
    • Market response and potential licensee feedback
    • Appropriate licensing terms
  • Filing for patents: what you should do, what to avoid and what you have to do.
  • Managing co-inventor relationship with university staff and research sponsors
  • Drafting and negotiating solid agreements such as:
    • Employee contracts
    • Vendor agreements
    • Licensing IP
    • NDAs and confidentiality agreements

PLUS: Get Your Questions Answered During the Interactive Q&A!

Meet Your Program Leader:

Joe RungeJoe Runge
Business Development Manager
UNeMed

Mr. Runge received his law degree from the University of Iowa, where he also received a master’s degree in molecular biology. He is a registered patent lawyer and has lectured on bioentrepreneurship, intellectual property and regulatory law and writes regularly for a number of websites. At UNeMed, Mr. Runge is involved with all facets of technology transfer: invention evaluation, technology marketing, intellectual property strategy, license negotiation and license enforcement. In addition, he collaborates with faculty to create and develop new intellectual property. He also sits on the state SBIR/STTR advisory board, served as a mentor to multiple start-up accelerators, and is actively involved with the technology start-up ecosystem in Omaha and Nebraska.

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Participation in the live webinar is just $197 per site and allows access to one computer for an unlimited number of people to watch. Gather your entire staff and watch for maximum benefit!

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CLP and CLE Credits Available
Please review your State Bar’s policy on distance learning credits prior to submitting the non-refundable application fee. We submit CLE applications (excluding NY, NJ, IL, LA & PA) for an additional $50 (unless otherwise specified upon checkout). Approval times vary per state and cover all attorneys in attendance. Application is not a guarantee of approval and attendance forms must be submitted following the program.

CLP Credits are also available.


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