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Insight Center: Events

Commercializing Innovation: Legal Strategy


Partner Maia Harris spoke as a panelist at "Commercializing Innovation: Legal Strategy," a seminar developed by the Harvard University Office of Technology Development as part of its Expert in Residence Event Series. The event addressed key intellectual property strategy questions that entrepreneurs and business founders need to consider, including:

  • What is the value of intellectual property for a company that intends to innovate?
  • How should my business goals drive my IP strategy?
  • How can legal agreements help me to get things done?
  • What can a small company expect in discussions with investors, commercial partners, or acquirers?
  • What is my exit strategy?

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