30 / 4:30-6:00 p.m.
This is a lecture about the America Invents Act and
how it will affect the patent application system in 2013. The presenter will
explain the current system and what will change.
Speaker: Nicholas Mesiti '88, Esq., Partner, Heslin Rothenberg Farley
& Mesiti P.C.
13 / 5-7 p.m. / Networking reception 7-8 p.m.Albany Law School / 1928 Building / DAMC
A panel of investors will discuss the investing
process and what they look for when investing in companies.
Speakers for this event include:
Richard Frederick, Founding Member of Eastern New York Angels; Lou Schick, Partner & CTO, New World Capital Group; Clayton Besch, Director, Small Business Technology Investment Fund;Jeffrey Lawrence, Executive Vice President for Technology for the Center for Economic Growth
Moderated by:Deborah S. Kearns, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Albany Law School
March 1, 2013 / 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. / Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. / Breakfast providedCollege of Nanoscale Science and Engineering / South NanoFab
Entrepreneurs face numerous decisions as they work toward the business they are striving to develop. A panel of expert lawyers will discuss the many legal issues an entrepreneur should consider to ensure the success of his or her business. Topics include: intellectual property, labor law, venture capital, and business organizations.Speakers for this event include:
Danshera Cords, Professor of Law, Albany Law SchoolMaxine Barasch, Esq., of counsel, Keohane & D’Alessandro, PLLCMichael Billok, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLCMichael Shimazu, Project Manager, Innovation and Business Development, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)Jeremy Speich, Esq., MacNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams P.C.
Moderated by: Christine Chung, Assistant Professor of Law, Albany Law School