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Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property


for Members

Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Science Alliance


Intellectual property (IP) is the foundation of all technology ventures, yet the laws governing and protecting IP rights are unfamiliar territory for most scientists. This seminar will provide an in-depth look at the classification of patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks- critical information for scientists considering commercializing their innovations or involved in an entrepreneurial endeavor.

Experienced IP attorneys will present the fundamentals and the interplay among these four types of IP and then venture capitalist David Anthony will lead a case study discussion to demonstrate the real world applicability. Attendees will come away with a better understanding of how to evaluate the place of innovations in the intellectual property market.

Register now for all 4 workshops in the series and save 20%.

This is the first event of a four part series.
Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property, November 2, 2010
Evaluating Opportunity for a Tech Venture, November 16, 2010
Navigating the Tech Transfer Process, November 30, 2010
Business Plan: Inception to Fruition, December 14, 2010

These events will also be broadcast as webinars. You may purchase all four events (onsite or webinar) at a discount or register only for the individual events you are interested in.

Please note if you register for all four events, you must either attend all onsite or all as webinars.

Please note:
Transmission of presentations via the webinar is subject to individual consent by the speakers. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that every speaker's presentation will be broadcast in full via the webinar. To access all speakers' presentations in full, we invite you to attend the live event in New York City where possible.


David Anthony, MBA

21Ventures, LLC

David Anthony is an experienced entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and educator. Since founding 21Ventures in 2004, the firm has provided seed, growth, and bridge capital to over 40 technology ventures across the globe focusing mainly in the cleantech arena. David Anthony sits on the board of a number of 21V portfolio companies including (partial list) Advanced Telemetry; BioPetroClean, ETV Motors, and Variable Wind Solutions. David also serves on the board of directors of publicly traded companies Axion Power International, Inc. (OTC: AXPW); Clean Power Technologies Inc. (OTC: CPWE) Solar EnerTech Corp. (OTC: ENSL), Energy Focus, Inc.(NASDAQ: EFOI) and ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTC: TMEN).

Previously, Mr. Anthony collaborated with Dartmouth College professor Dr. John K. Shank and consulted for Fortune 500 clients on capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, and entrepreneurship. In addition David is an adjunct professor at the NYU Stern School of business where he began teaching technology entrepreneurship in the Fall of 2009. David has taught Idea to IPO at The Academy since 2004.

David received his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1989 and a BA in economics from George Washington University in 1982. He is an entrepreneurship mentor at the Land Center for Entrepreneurship at Columbia University Graduate School of Business. In 2002, David was awarded the Distinguished Mentor of the Year Award from Columbia University.

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