Adding Value to Patents and Their Role in Commercial Success

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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From Discovery to Commercialization

Valuable guidance to enhance the success of your startup We invite you to join us on Wednesdays during the month of September for a great lineup of webinars. They are part of a new webinar series from the USC Stevens Center for Innovation and the USC Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors that will be offered throughout the academic year. We'll host webinars on a wide range of topics as well as "Meet the Investors" sessions with venture capitalists and "Hot Topics" discussions of timely issues. The series will feature guest speakers from a variety of fields.

Presenter: John Wetherell, Ph.D., Partner | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

John's experience includes intellectual property acquisition, transactional due diligence, patent infringement and validity analyses, and freedom-to-operate opinions, as well as licensing and strategic counseling. His patent prosecution experience includes obtaining U.S. and foreign protection in biotechnology areas such as molecular biology, immunology, nanotechnology, medical diagnostics, microbiology and pharmacology. He also evaluates intellectual property portfolios for both companies and investors.

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Lecture / Talk / Workshop




Office of Research, Stevens Center for Innovation
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