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Emerging Enterprises Committee Webinar "Licensing and University Partnerships"
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Emerging Enterprises Webinar

When: March 16, 2016
12:00 Noon, Eastern
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Carmen Sevilla

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Start-up? Innovator? Emerging Enterprise? Entrepreneur. 

The Licensing Executives Society’s Emerging Enterprises Committee is hosting its next monthly webinar on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm Eastern.  

Emerging Enterprises Committee
Conference Call Agenda March 16, 2016


This Committee aims to educate and to increase the visibility of IP topics of interest to the entrepreneurial community within the Licensing Executives Society. As part of this aim, we support the LES Foundation International Business Plan Competition. We encourage participation from all members of the entrepreneurial culture. Note: Please send an attendance e-mail to mejuetten@traklight.com

1. Welcome, roll call and introductions.
     a. Chair Emeritus- Gary Keller
     b. Chair – Annemarie Meike
     c. Secretary – Mary Juetten
     d. Membership –Katie Young Morris
     e. YMC Liaison to EE Committee and LES Board—Sherry Rollo
     f. Webinar Chair – Scott Douglas
2. Webinar (45 minutes including Q&A) : Licensing and University Partnerships, Julie M. Watson, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
3. Short business meeting (15 minutes):
     a. EE Committee positions open – Annemarie Meike
              i. Vice Chair/Chair elect
              ii. EE Liaison to LES Board
4. Close

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The webinar will explore licensing and partnering with universities. We are excited that Julie Watson, special counsel at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP, will lead the discussion; it is geared toward start-ups, innovators, emerging enterprises, and the professionals and executives who want to help entrepreneurs take an idea from nothing to something. 

Our presenter, Julie Watson, is an attorney registered to practice in Illinois, North Carolina, and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She is also a Certified Licensing Professional™ (CLP), and she has relevant, real world experience as the former Director of Intellectual Property and Legal Counsel at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine; the Director of Intellectual Property Services at the American Medical Association; and the Vice President of the Advanced Research & Technology Institute at Indiana University. Julie also holds an MA in biopsychology from Johns Hopkins University and completed advanced graduate work in neuroscience at Northwestern University.