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Innovation Cafe

Penn State College of Medicine, Office of Technology Development

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EDT)

Hershey, PA

Innovation Cafe

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Building a team, raising funds, creating a business model and managing cash flow are all too common themes among start-up companies. Join us on March 20th for the next Innovation Café as Jonathan Lourie presents the top ten mistakes to avoid in your start-up. Jonathan’s international experience working with science and technology clients through the commercialization process allows him to share the dos and don’ts for start-up companies.

Jonathan Lourie, partner at Edwards, Wildman and Palmer LLP will share his view of the top ten mistakes to avoid in your start-up enterprise. At the practice, Jonathan works with technology, science and other companies in all aspects of helping them achieve commercial success. He represents companies and individuals around the world in joint ventures, technology transfer, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, international law and securities law.

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with regional innovators and learn about commercialization from an industry expert. RSVP at: http://innovationcafe2.eventbrite.com/

About the Speaker:

Jonathan Lourie works with technology, science and other companies in all aspects of achieving commercial success.  He represents companies and individuals around the world in joint ventures, technology transfer, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, international law and securities law. Jon is a past Co-Chair of the Edwards Wildman and Palmer’s Life Science Practice Group and Technology Transactions Practice Group.

Jon was named a “Life Science All Star” by Euromoney/LMG in 2012 and has been routinely listed in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers.  His expertise consists of U.S. and international biotech, pharmaceutical, research tools and medical device companies in transactions involving collaborations such as vaccines, drug delivery technologies, therapeutics, diagnostics, blood products, cardiology, antimicrobials, genomics and research tool technologies. In addition, Jonathan has represented these companies in venture financing, mergers and acquisitions.  He also represents software games and interactive media companies in various capacities including product development transactions, start-ups and early and late stage financing and acquisitions.  Jon is regularly involved in licensing research institutions technologies to private companies for both companies and research institutions. 

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Penn State Hershey University Conference Center
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EDT)


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