Merchant & Gould attorney Clark A.D. Wilson will be a featured speaker for the Biomedical Engineering Society's webinar on Translation, Intellectual Property, and Venture Capital on July 29, 2015.
Translation, Intellectual Property, and Venture Capital Webinar
BMES Professional Development Webinar Series
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
3-4 p.m. EDT
Are you interested in starting your own company or translating your research into a commercial product to improve clinical outcomes? Then register today for the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) professional development webinar, Translation, Intellectual Property and Venture Capital. The webinar is scheduled for July 29, 2015 at 3:00 PM ET. It will provide an introduction to what it takes to transfer technologies from an academic research setting into a start-up or corporate environment. Topics of discussion will include securing patents and IP rights for your technology, navigating the university tech transfer process, the pros and cons between launching a start-up or licensing your technology, as well as the types of venture funding and funding rounds for your business. Speakers will discuss best practices and provide real-world examples from their own experiences.