Foley is pleased to sponsor the 2007 NanoBusiness Alliance Conference, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, April 15-17 in New York City. The NanoBusiness 2007 conference will feature presentations by executives from businesses in various areas of nanotechnology and explore a broad range of issues relating to nanotechnology and investing, commercialization, economic development, environmental, health and safety and global opportunities. The conference is expected to attract hundreds of business leaders, investors, venture capitalists, scientists, engineers and government officials.
Several Foley attorneys will be participating in sessions throughout the conference:
Sunday, April 15
Nano Environmental Health & Safety Pre-conference (EH&S)
This tutorial will discuss implications and applications of nanomaterials for EH&S.
- Mark Mansour, partner and member of Foley’s Nanotechnology Industry Team
Nano Intellectual Property (IP) Tutorial
This session will focus on what the current patent landscape looks like for various nanomaterials, where potential conflicts lie, what investors look for in an IP due diligence, in addition to other IP related topics.
- Leon Radomsky, senior counsel and member of Foley’s Chemical & Pharmaceutical Practice
- Andrew Baluch, law clerk and patent agent in Foley’s Nanotechnology Industry Team
Tuesday, April 17
NASDAQ Luncheon Keynote Panel: “The Exit Strategies in Public Markets”
This panel will cover the issues and practices that companies need to consider to keep themselves viable for public offering. Topics will include a discussion on how to determine if your company should begin considering the public markets, what practices early and medium stage companies can adopt to keep their options open for a public exit and how late-stage companies can best manage the costs and process challenges associated with a public exit.
Gabor Garai, partner and co-chair Foley’s Life Sciences Industry Team