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Patents vs Trade Secrets: How should startups protect innovation?

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A*StartCentral - ETPL's Co-innovation Space

79 Ayer Rajah Crescent

#05-03

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This presentation will focus on strategies for protecting inventive technologies and critical competitive advantage, while building a commercially valuable intellectual property portfolio and maximizing potential revenue streams. We will explain and contrast patent protection and trade secret protection, outlining the pros and cons of these different approaches to protecting innovation

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Candice C. Decaire, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Candice Decaire is partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, a leading international law firm with 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe. Candice focuses her practice on intellectual property law, with special expertise in patent and trade secret protection. She works with clients strategically to protect and profit from their intellectual property and data, assisting with portfolio management, licensing, and agreements and representing clients in litigation, appeals, arbitration, ITC investigations, and post grant proceedings.


Andrew T. Serafini, Ph.D., Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Andrew Serafini is partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, a leading international law firm with 19 offices in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Andrew is a registered patent lawyer with over twenty years of experience. He focuses his practice on comprehensive intellectual property counseling and management. He assists his biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and other life sciences clients with strategic growth, protection, and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.

About Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

With more than 600 lawyers worldwide, Kilpatrick Townsend is among the 75 largest firm in the United States, bringing expertise in intellectual property, litigation, and corporate transactional matters. We serve clients around the world from our 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe. We help leaders create, expand, and protect the value of their businesses and most prized assets. Our lawyers bring a balance of business savvy, technical skills, and creative thinking to the opportunities and issues our clients face daily. From the most complex challenges to the routine, we work together to make businesses better, smarter, more protected, and more successful.


Please contact ask_asc@etpl.sg for further enquires.


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