Stephen Rothman will be presenting a webinar with Technology Transfer Tactics entitled: Drafting Win-Win Start-Up Licenses: An Interactive Workshop. The workshop will cover a range of issues involved in licensing university technologies to university start-ups. banking The 90-minute workshop will cover topics including entity formation, venture capital and angel financing, the use of equity in university start-up companies, licensing intellectual property and negotiating with the technology transfer office. CLE and CLP credits are available.
On Monday, April 16th Stephen Rothman will be presenting on the topic of early stage funding as part of the National Council of Entrepreneurial Technology Transfer’s (NCET2’s) Research Commercialization Introductory Course. Mr. Rothman will present information on the typical sources of start-up financing including bootstrapping, raising money from family and friends, SBIR grants, angel investing and venture capital financing. Company structures . Mr. Rothman will also briefly touch on the securities laws involved in start-up company financing.
As part of the National Council of Entrepreneurial Technology Transfer’s (NCET2′s) Research Commercialization Introductory Course Stephen Rothman will be presenting on the topic of employment and consulting agreements in university start-up companies. Mr. Rothman will discuss the ways in which academic researchers are able to maintain their status as full-time employees with the university while also working with the university start-up company. Topics will also include the impact of Stanford v Roche on the assignment of intellectual property and strategies for hiring early stage employees.
Analysis of Stanford v Roche by Sean Brady and Stephen Rothman was recently featured on Technology Transfer Tactics. Brady and Rothman offer practical advice to university technology transfer offices in dealing with the recent court decision. For more information you can read Technology Transfer Tactics coverage here. Stagvanroulyti
Stephen Rothman recently hosted a panel discussion at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA. The panel was comprised of Mr. Rothman, Anurag Bist, the founder and CEO of Moxair and Ashmar, and Alfred E. Osborne, the Senior Associate Dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management. Videos of the panel are available at the CNSI website here.