McCARTER & ENGLISH hosts a seminar series for the New Jersey Tech Council on the legal and business ground rules every technology company needs to know to grow and protect its business: Government and International Contracting, Protecting Intellectual Property, Export Control and Immigration.
IP may be the most important asset your company has. In this seminar, we’ll give you the basics on protecting your inventions and other intellectual property as you develop it. We will also pay particular attention to the special license rights attached with government funding through grants, contracts and cooperative research and development agreements.
Protecting Patents and Data in the Commercial and Government Market Place
IP may be the company’s most important. In this seminar, we’ll provide you with the information you need to protect your inventions and other intellectual property. We will also pay particular attention to the special license rights attached with government funding through grants, contracts and cooperative research and development agreements.
Maria Laccotripe Zacharakis, Ph.D.: Maria Zacharakis, a McCarter & English partner, has more than 18 years of experience in intellectual property matters. Maria assists clients in developing and implementing effective IP strategies and building strong patent portfolios. Maria also assists clients, including companies and investors, with evaluating intellectual property assets in connection with acquisitions, licensing, collaborations and financing transactions. Maria represents a broad range of clients, including start-up biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, established biopharmaceutical corporations and academic institutions.
Daniel Kelly: Daniel Kelly chairs McCarter’s government contracts practice. Dan’s practice focuses on counseling government contractors and grantees on preserving IP rights. With more than 25 years of experience, Dan has regularly taught Government Contracts as an adjunct at Suffolk University Law School and serves on the Board of the Boston Chapter of the National Contract Management Association.