SVIPLA OCTOBER DINNER
October 25, 2012
Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Registration/cocktails
7:00 p.m. - Dinner and program
"Licensing Versus New Venture:
The Anatomy of a Startup"
THE LICENSING EXECUTIVES SOCIETY SILICON VALLEY
THE PROGRAM: With having founded over 30 corporations and worked as a consultant with many others, Larry Udell will share experiences, both failures and successes, in developing an IP strategy for startups that will take into consideration both cost and market constraints, while still obtaining a high level of protection. This talk will be of interest to entrepreneurs, startups of all sizes, and IP practitioners who frequently advise various startups.
Professor Udell serves as Executive Director of both the California Invention Center and Intellectual Property International, Ltd. He has created and taught "New Ventures and Entrepreneurship" courses for over 40 years, plus a special course on, "Technology Marketing" at the Cal-State Hayward, School of Business and Economics. He has served as a Lecturing Professor at U.C. Berkeley teaching a course on Technology Transfer & Commercialization, plus other universities in the U. S. and Canada. He is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society, and is co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Silicon Valley Chapter of LES. Founder of over 30 corporations, he provides consulting to both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. He lectures frequently at inventor, corporate and government functions throughout America, for the USPTO and for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO division of the United Nations).
CO-SPONSORED BY LICENSING EXECUTIVES SOCIETY SILICON VALLEY
SVIPLA is pleased to co-sponsor the October SVIPLA dinner with the Silicon Valley chapter of the Licensing Executives Society. We welcome the LES-SV members to the October dinner and thank them for their support.
If you have problems registering for the October meeting and want to make a reservation, please email Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE FOR RESERVATION OR CANCELLATION:
Tuesday noon, October 23, 2012. Online registration automatically closes at that time - please make your reservation online by the deadline as there are only a few extra spaces allotted at the meeting for walk-ins. The venue may not be able to serve meals beyond the guaranteed number expected for the meeting.
SVIPLA Tax ID#-77-0491659
MCLE: This event will qualify for 1 hour of CLE credit. The Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.