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Tips on Swimming with the Sharks: IP Due Diligence

Tips on Swimming with the Sharks: IP Due Diligence

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6 - 9 p.m. 
Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)
600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01854

Learn from a leading patent strategist, who has represented the likes of Johnson and Are you ready to let investors “look under the hood”?  Are you sure?  Learn what investors will be looking for as they conduct due diligence on your Company.  Bill Geary is a leading patent strategist who represents Johnson & Johnson and other medical technology manufacturers, and research institutions including Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is a Member in Mintz Levin’s IP practice and its Medical Technology group and will share his insights from working with clients on numerous due diligence projects. 

william-c-gearyBill provides counsel on all phases of patent and trademark law, through development strategy, protection, and exploitation of patent and trademark rights. His clients include start-ups, large companies such as Johnson & Johnson, medical technology manufacturers, and research institutions such as Massachusetts General Hospital.

In the area of patent rights and litigation, Bill has represented clients in federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission. He also provides opinions on new products before they hit the public market and has served as lead counsel in patent interferences and on matters connected to foreign patent opposition. Bill's patent experience includes technology areas such as oil drilling equipment, floppy disk liners, jewelry clasps, and bio-implantable polymers. Regarding trademark law, Bill has represented clients before state courts in Massachusetts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as well as in federal district courts. 

Bill is recognized for his broad expertise, having received rankings from Super Lawyers in both the Corporate Counsel Edition and the Business Edition. 

Registration: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 
Program/Presentation: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Networking: 8 - 9 p.m.

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Your registration fee includes Pizza, Beer & Wine!

Registration fee for the first 20 people: $10.00
Registration fee after February 26, 2015: $20.00
Day of Event/Walk-in/On-Site registration fee: $30.00

This event is sponsored by Mintz Levin.
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