On Friday, February 20, Davis Brown attorney Sean Solberg presented to students, researchers, and professors in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tulane University. His presentation, “How to Manage an Intellectual Property Portfolio in a Start-Up” provided a short primer on the importance of intellectual property protection in their developing businesses.
Among other topics, he discussed the fundamentals of the invention and application process, along with the development of an intellectual property strategy that best positions a start-up for investment. Too frequently overlooked, patent protection for new products is incredibly important to the long-term viability of businesses. Sean’s presentation also highlighted key points start-ups should focus on in their intellectual property portfolio.
About Sean Solberg
Sean is a shareholder and Chair of the Davis Brown Law Firm Intellectual Property Department. He serves as patent counsel to clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries including medical device, biotech and agriculture. Sean is a registered patent attorney, able to practice in front of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
About Tulane University
Tulane University is one of the nation's most prestigious educational and research institutions. Founded in 1834 in New Orleans, Tulane offers degrees in architecture, business, law, liberal arts, medicine, public health and tropical medicine, the sciences and engineering, and social work.