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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Seminar

Careers in Patent Law

July 6, 2016
Okinawa, Japan

Todd Garabedian, Ph.D. will present a seminar entitled, "Patent Law as a Career Path" at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Okinawa, Japan on July 6, 2016.

Todd will discuss his career in patent law, as well as recent changes in patent law, including the importance of legal protection for novel intellectual assets that could have commercial implications.  He will discuss what an invention is, how ideas become inventions, when inventions become commercial opportunities, and how patents protect an invention's value.  He will also discuss developing commercial opportunities with technology transfers.

Todd is a partner at Cantor Colburn and has more than 20 years' experience as an intellectual property attorney. The disciplines he has worked with include the biological sciences, including chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, and materials science. 

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