Upstate Medical University

IP Basics (More Than Just Patents) Due Diligence and Licensing

CNY Biotech Accelerator, Upstate Medical University presents

IP Basics (more than just patents), Due Diligence and Licensing

October 12, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. EST

John W. Boger, Partner, Heslin, Rothenberg, Farley, Mesiti

Register in advance for this virtual presentation:

A general overview of all categories of intellectual property assets and how to best protect and monetize them. Further discussion on the best practices of preparing your IP portfolio for a due diligence review from a sellers perspective and key items to be aware of if you are licensing or selling your IP assets with a focus on the particulars of a license or asset purchase agreement.

John Boger is a partner and head of the Medical Products/Technology Practice Group at Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC. Prior to joining the firm, John was senior in-house counsel at Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc. He also was an associate with the litigation firm of Brown & Tarantino, LLC in Rochester.

Before attending law school, John worked for eight years at DePuy, Inc. as a product development engineer and product manager specializing in orthopedic implant design. He also worked for the DePuy-DuPont Orthopaedics joint venture as the product project manager, focusing on the development of advanced implantable biomaterials and medical implants.

John is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Rochester's Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He teaches engineering graduate students in the areas of IP protection and commercialization of IP. John also has worked with student entrepreneurs at the Couri Hatchery located in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.