Foley Partner J. Steven Rutt will be speaking at the First Annual Conference of the American Society for Nanomedicine on Saturday, October 24, 2009. Steve's session on Nanomedicine Inventions – Patents, Business and Commercialization will include discussion on recent developments with nanotechnologies companies including trade secret and inventorship disputes, particularly as part of joint development.
The 2009 ASNM conference will be held at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland on October 22 – 25 and features top researchers and nanomedicine leaders from around the globe. Discussions include emphasis on patent law, intellectual property, commercialization, and specifics such as clinical applications of nanotechnology enabling successful vaccine development.
For more information about this conference, please visit the ASNM Web site.