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10.13.11 Patent Workshop
Aspiring entrepreneurs attended the first of the four-part "Commercialize Your Idea: A Workshop Series" on Oct. 13, 2011. October's workshop covered protecting your intellectual property and was co-sponsored by the Kentucky BioAlliance. The featured speakers were Steve Hall, a registered patent attorney in the Louisville Office of Stoll Keenon Ogden, and Mandy Decker, a life sciences patent attorney with Stites and Harbison. Panel guests included Eric Ostertag from Transposagen and Vindico Pharmaceuticals, Todd Hastings, UK associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Matt Bellis, CEO of Seikowave.
The next workshop is Nov. 15. To learn more about future workshops, Commercialize Your Idea workshop series.
Click to download Hall and Decker's presentations:
|Stephen C. Hall is a registered patent attorney in the Louisville Office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. Hall helps clients to create, protect, and exploit their intellectual property, and to manage legal risks. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the United States and internationally under the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and handles patent and trademark infringement litigation in the federal courts. His technical areas include chemical, nanotechnology, alternative energy, medical devices, and electromechanical. He also represents pharmaceutical and medical device companies in defending lawsuits involving personal injury, and provides risk management advice and counseling.|
|Mandy Wilson Decker is a life sciences patent attorney with the law firm of Stites and Harbison. Her practice focuses on protecting and evaluating life sciences and biotechnology-based intellectual property, including patent drafting, patent prosecution, developing intellectual property strategies, and counseling clients on infringement, validity, and patentability. Decker has a scientific background in chemistry and experience with academic and commercial research in the areas of biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical sciences.|
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