LES 2004 Spring Meeting: Liberty and Leverage Through Licensing

May 12, 2004
Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square, New York

Nanotechnology and the IPR Value Chain

  • Mary Norris, Partner, Wiggin and Dana LLP
  • Timothy Olson, Associate, Wiggin and Dana LLP
Christopher R. DeFusco, Vice President, BTG International

Nanotechnology can be viewed as yielding both technological and market-based opportunities. The combination and overlap of these opprotunities is forcing critical decisions within many organizations as to whether "to patent or not to patent." This workshop will address questions regarding intellectual property law that are raised by the science of nanotechnology from a historical perspective.