So you have a great idea, your team is excited, and you are ready to build a startup, but... do you NEED a patent, can you GET a patent, HOW do you obtain one, and WHY is it needed? With or without a solid concept of your own, understanding the basics of Intellectual Property is essential towards business development, survival, and closing.  Join Dor Y. Ashur, a Patent Agent from WSGR, for a fun and informative discussion about patent law overview, tips, and questions.

About the Speaker:

After earning his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering at UC San Diego, Dor worked on the manufacturing of dental products at 3M, on the assembly of chip placement machines at Nordson, and on naval warfare systems at SPAWAR. After passing the Patent Bar, Dor has worked for WSGR, a premier law firm based out of Palo Alto, for the past 2.5 years, and is happy to volunteer as a Basement mentor.

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