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Where Northeastern innovators learn from experts about protecting intellectual property, launching startups, and commercializing technologies. Experts learning from experts: InnoEd.


Intellectual Property Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Gain a competitive edge in the worldwide economy through strategic use of intellection property rights.

Expanding Markets | Maximizing Resources | Attracting Investors

Event Details

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Microsoft Teams
12:30 – 1:30 pm


Deirdre Sanders

Deirdre Sanders, Principal

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Deirdre’s practice is fueled by the balance of her strategic biotechnology patent prosecution counseling and her general intellectual property litigation and enforcement experience. She guides clients through the development, management, and protection of intellectual property rights. Deirdre has received the distinction of Best Lawyers®2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020 for Patent Law. Deirdre is currently a member of the Board of Governors and the Immediate Past President of the Boston Patent Law Association. She is also Past Chair for the Venture Forum.

Mark Solomon

Mark Solomon, Principal

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Mark Solomon has dedicated his legal career to guiding engineering companies and university engineering centers through the development, management, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He provides high value intellectual property services through drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the engineering and software arts from strategic business or licensing perspectives. Mark received the distinction of Best Lawyers® 2018, 2019, and 2020 for patent law, trademark law, and trade secrets. In 2009, Mark served as the President of the Boston Patent Law Association.