Patents and Commercial Assessment Workshop

As part of the Anesthesiology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, the Patents and Commercial Assessment Workshop, was held June 6, 2015 at the American Society of Anesthesiologists headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill.

After attending the Patents and Commercial Assessment Workshop, participants were able to:

•    Explain patents and why they are critical to product protection
•    Compare different types of patents and patent processes
•    Understand the patent application process
•    Summarize how companies evaluate technology
•    Identify effective ways to work with offices of technology licensing in an academic environment
•    Recognize the importance of commercial assessment to the due diligence process

Keynote PresentATION

Fail Early, Fail Often but Don’t Fail Always
Steve Shafer, MD, Adjunct Professor, Stanford University

FEATURED PLENARY SESSIONS

Improving Patient Care through Innovation: Why We are Here Today
Ted Stanley, MD

Patents, Patent Types and Their Role in Protecting Products:
Pam Palmer, MD, PhD

The Importance of Protecting Your Intellectual Property:
Linda E.B. Hansen, JD

Patents Roundtable and Q-and-A:
Linda E.B. Hansen, JD; Kirk Hogan, MD; Richard Melker, MD, PhD; Pam Palmer, MD, PhD

How Do Companies Evaluate Technology?:
Raul Trillo, MD, MBA

Understanding the Technology Commercialization Process:
Michael Villalobos, PhD

Commercial Assessment Roundtable and Q-and-A:
William (Bill) Burns; Raul Trillo, MD, MBA; Michael Villalobos, PhD

PATENT Breakout SessionS

Writing Effective Patents:
Pam Palmer, MD, PhD

Steps to Protecting Your Intellectual Property:
Linda E.B. Hansen, JD

Understanding Patent Law:
Kirk Hogan, MD, JD

COMMERCIAL ASSESSMENT Breakout SessionS

Making Your IP Commercially Viable:
William (Bill) Burns

Navigating the Corporate Valuation Process:
Raul Trillo, MD, MBA

Working with Offices of Technology Licensing Teams in Academic Settings:
Michael Villalobos, PhD

INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM SPONSORS

Thank you to the organizations that are sponsoring the Anesthesiology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program.

Cook Medical
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Masimo Corporation
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