Foley Partner Steven Rutt will be speaking at the National Nano Engineering Conference 2008 on November 12-13 in Boston. Mr. Rutt will deliver a presentation titled “Commercializing Technology: Legal Aspects” in which he will discuss the legal aspects to commercializing technology will be reviewed including both introductory materials, recent developments, and case studies focused on advanced material technology, clean tech, nanotechnology, and biotechnology. Intellectual property will be discussed including patents and trade secrets. Particular topics include: impact of government funding; Patent Office developments; licensing and litigation; patents versus trade secrets; and international aspects.
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