Intellectual Property Licensing 101: Entrepreneur and University Perspectives

Presented by

Jill S. Murthi, UMass Lowell CVIP

Robert Benson, South Shaker Associates

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

5:00-7:00 p.m.

This presentation will focus on the following topics:

  • Finding and evaluating intellectual property to license from universities
  • Negotiating licenses with universities
  • What terms universities can and cannot compromise on

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Presented by
Jeremy Halpern

Monday, October 29, 2012
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This presentation will focus on the following:
Target Customers, Solutions, Markets and Business Models
Jeremy Halpern is a partner in the Business Department and the Director of Business Development for the Emerging Companies Group at Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP. Jeremy’s practice focuses on private equity, venture capital, and angel financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity and entrepreneurial compensation matters, and general start-up support. As a former entrepreneur, Jeremy spends a large portion of his time on behalf of the firm, connecting with and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in New England.

Concurrently, Jeremy serves on the Board of The Capital Network and on the Board of Directors of MassVentures, the venture capital arm of the Commonwealth. Jeremy is also a Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at Tufts University, a Connector in the Boston World Partnership, and a proud co-founder of BostonIDEA (helping the entrepreneurship community in the Innovation District build relationships), and of MassApps (a mobile application development competition leveraging public data).


Registration Fees:
Early Registration: $10.00 until 10/19/2012
Registration: $20.00 after 10/19/2012

This presentation will take place at the:
Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)
Wannalancit Mills Office & Technology Center
600 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 978-934-3465

We would also like to thank Nutter, McClennen and Fish LLP for their support as an M2D2 Platinum Sponsor!


Upcoming M2D2 Events!
11/07/2012 – Intellectual Property Licensing 101: Entrepreneur and University Perspectives
01/29/2013 – Medical Device Design and Business Development for Entrepreneurs
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