MBHB partner Emily Miao, Ph.D. is the featured presenter at this MATTER sponsored workshop set for 9:30-11:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018. in Chicago. view details here
MATTER Workshop: Patent Basics — What Every Startup Should Know
Patents matter to startups because they help attract investor financing, increase a startup’s leverage with strategic partners and may deter lawsuits. However, the process of securing patents can be challenging because of the significant investment of time, money, and expertise required to prepare a patent application and nurture it through the examination process at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Startups can help reduce costs and time involved in protecting their inventions in a variety of ways including the use of trade secrets as a patent alternative. Join this workshop to learn how to:
MATTER is a community of healthcare entrepreneurs and industry leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation. MATTER’s mission is to proactively connect and promote the collaboration between scientists, physicians, health technology entrepreneurs and industry leaders, in order to bring next-generation products and services to market that improve quality of care and save lives. Website: www.matterchicago.com.