Navigating the Intellectual Property (IP) Process for Future Entrepreneurs

Women In Bio – San Francisco

26 Jan 2017 05:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.

Morrison & Foerster
755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

For life sciences companies, intellectual property is the lifeblood of a strong business model. Having a solid patent portfolio at the outset can ultimately make or break a company as it faces future bidding, trading, or litigation. Join us for a panel discussion on patents and entrepreneurship, and how they come together to shape the life sciences industry. What are the opportunities and challenges for the unwary in IP? What is the difference between a patent and a trade secret? How is IP shaping entrepreneurship and research? Moderated by Shannon Reaney, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, our panel includes the following industry, academia, and legal experts:

  • Mei Hong, IP Manager, Eureka Therapeutics
  • Joyce Liou, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Shirley Recipon, Principal Consultant, Patent Agent, Recipon Consulting
  • Mona Wan, Associate Director, Technology Licensing, Stanford University

This event will provide a great opportunity to connect with speakers and frontrunners in the field of IP.

Learn more about our speakers.


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration, Networking, and Refreshments

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Networking



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