Fall Workshop Series: Intellectual Property

Michael J. Shuster, JD PhD, Partner, Intellectual Property Group, Fenwick & West and Co-chair of the firm’s life sciences practice. Michael’s practice includes patent prosecution, portfolio analysis, due diligence, litigation and opinion work for startup and established biotechnology companies, venture capital firms and research universities and hospitals. Learn the basics of IP and what you need to do to protect your invention. Michael will explain the different types of patents, provisional filings, patentability analysis, requirements for patentability, freedom to operate, copyrights, trademarks and other topics. Did you know you may be giving up your rights if you speak at a conference or publish before you’ve filed a patent? You will learn these complicated but essential topics. Michael J. Shuster, JD PhD, Partner, Intellectual Property Group, Fenwick & West and Co-chair of the firm’s life sciences practice. Michael’s practice includes patent prosecution, portfolio analysis, due diligence, litigation and opinion work for startup and established biotechnology companies, venture capital firms and research universities and hospitals. Learn the basics of IP and what you need to do to protect your invention. Michael will explain the different types of patents, provisional filings, patentability analysis, requirements for patentability, freedom to operate, copyrights, trademarks and other topics. Did you know you may be giving up your rights if you speak at a conference or publish before you’ve filed a patent? You will learn these complicated but essential topics.

Wednesday, September 13 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Mission Hall, 1401
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Class/Info Session

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Patients

Campus

Mission Bay

Cost

Free to UCSF

Department/Group

Entrepreneurship Center

Contact Info

Leslie.Martinez@ucsf.edu

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