AccelerateDC’s Boost Your Startup: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Events November 23, 2014

Join Rimon’s Paul Economon on Tuesday September 23, 2014 as he shares his insight on the protection of intellectual property in the early stages of an entreprenureal venture.

AccelerateDC is kicking off a Boost Your Startup speaker series this month with a panel discussion on how to protect every entrepreneurs’ money maker: Intellectual Property. For entrepreneurs, intellectual property, especially in the earliest stage, is their venture’s most valuable asset. It is what allows a new company to differentiate their business from the competition or pioneer new markets.

AccelerateDC invites you to join them on Tuesday, September 23rd for an informative discussion on the necessary precautions every entrepreneur should consider when pursuing protection of their intellectual property, including:

Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets
Keys to a Strong Non-Disclosure Agreement
Technology Patents and Commercial Rights
Commercializing University or Federal Patents

The panel will feature three of AccelerateDC’s experienced mentors, including:

Phyllis Kristal, Principal at Fish & Richardson (AccelerateDC Mentor)
Paul Economon, Partner at Rimon P.C. (AccelerateDC Mentor)
Dr. David Humphrey, Senior Licensing Manager, Georgetown University Office of Technology Commercialization
Dr. Rita Manak, Head, Technology Transfer Office at Naval Research Laboratory
Ayanna Wooten-Days, Counsel at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe (Moderator, AccelerateDC Mentor)

The panel will take at 6:00 PM, with registration beginning at 5:30. Networking and drinks will immediately follow the event.

Find out more information about the event and speakers here.