Pepper Hamilton LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with the Center for Technology and Venture Commercialization (TVC) at the University of Utah. TVC is dedicated to commercializing new technologies and inventions from discoveries made and developed at the university.
Pepper Hamilton has collaborated with TVC, through its STARTUP 360TM program, which works with innovators to lead company strategy, explore investment opportunities, and provide technical product guidance and assistance. Pepper attorneys will provide strategic legal and business counseling to TVC’s inventors and entrepreneurs throughout the lifecycle of their companies.
Rachael Bushey, chair of Life Sciences and vice chair of the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton, said, “We are excited to partner with the University of Utah’s TVC and to begin advising the cutting-edge companies and future industry leaders who are part of the program. Pepper is committed to innovation in our work with clients and we have a longstanding emerging-growth practice, so this partnership made perfect sense.”
“Utah’s entrepreneurial future could not be brighter,” said Keith Marmer, TVC Executive Director. “Through relationships like this one with Pepper Hamilton, we are excited to support inventors and entrepreneurs bringing inventions to life for the betterment of our economy and world.”
Since 1965, TVC has established a global reputation for leadership in technology commercialization. On behalf of the University of Utah, TVC serves as a catalyst for the regional ecosystem, responsible for all aspects of invention management, patent prosecution, licensing, startup formation and support, equity management and early-stage funding.