IP Considerations – Atlanta Technology Angels May Event

May 19, 2016

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and Atlanta Technology Angels

invite you to the May ATA education event “Intellectual Property Considerations for Investing in Early-Stage Companies”

Thursday, May 19, 2016

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Promenade Building, 31st Floor

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

1230 Peachtree Street, NE

Atlanta, GA

Whether you are an angel investor or entrepreneur, intellectual property issues play an important part in assessing an investment opportunity in an early-stage company. To help us address these issues, we have assembled three well-known subject matter experts who will present and discuss intellectual property from both the investor’s and entrepreneur’s perspective. The topics will include:

  • Intellectual property’s impact on company valuation
  • How a company protects its intellectual property
  • Patent protection, process and strategy
  • How to protect trade secrets and know-how
  • Branding and trademark protection

We will hear presentations from three expert speakers:

  • John Bacon, Founder and Chairman of iP2Biz LLC
  • Greg Kirsch, Partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell
  • Rodgers Lunsford, Partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell

The presentations will be amplified with war stories from the presenters’ many years of working with investors and early-stage companies. The session will be interactive, so bring your questions.

Registration is complimentary if you register through Smith, Gambrell  & Russell.

For registration, please click the following link:  RSVP

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