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Intellectual Property Primer

Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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This workshop will provide a brief overview of patents, trademarks,  and copyrights.  In particular, our speaker,  patent  attorney Mark Khoo, will outline the legal protections provided by having a patent.  Mark will go over the key steps needed to file a patent application.  Mark will also discuss some of the critical details which a startup will need to be aware of when dealing with patents.  Finally, Mark will review various strategies that can increase the value of patents.  




6:30 pm to 7:00 pm    Check In,  Food,  Networking

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm     Presentation,  Q & A

8:30 pm  to 9:00 pm    More Q & A,  Networking



About the Speaker:



Mark Koo prepares and prosecutes patent applications in technology related patent law.  Mark has held various engineering roles at software companies in Silicon Valley including early venture startups. Mark has been involved in Silicon Valley companies in technologies such as data warehousing, wireless software and hardware technologies, and internet technologies as well as software for voice communication technologies. Mark received his J.D. from University of Pacific, McGeorge School of law.  He is licensed to practice law by the State of California and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 



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When & Where

458 San Mateo Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

Entrepreneurship permeates the culture of Silicon Valley -- the innovation capital of the world. Taking a startup from idea to IPO has taken on mythical proportions in Silicon Valley. Many dream the dream, with hopes of launching the "next big thing".

We are a community of entrepreneurs, technologists, academics, financial professionals, business writers, venture capitalists, investors, attorneys, consultants, and corporate executives.

We meet regularly to share resources, exchange ideas, and network. We participate in both on-line and off-line events.

Our events feature expert speakers, networking opportunities, collaboration, community, and fellowship.

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Intellectual Property Primer
San Bruno, CA Events Class Business

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