Wiggin and Dana and Yale University Office of Cooperative Research Presented Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

March 31, 2010

Wiggin and Dana and Yale University Office of Cooperative Research (OCR) presented "Spring into Entrepreneurship," a three part series on the entrepreneurship process. The topics were all focused on new ventures, and included getting started, financing, intellectual property, licensing, collaboration agreements and other issues of growing companies. Partners Frank Marco, Paul Hughes, Mert Gollaher, Mary Norris and Anthony Gangemi participated in the programs.

Yale Office of Cooperative Research's mission is to lead cooperative efforts to translate academic research into products and services for the benefit of global society, support of the broader research and education missions of Yale, and where possible enhance the reputation of the university. catalyze local economic development and generate revenue for reinvestment in those missions.

"We were honored to participate in the seminar series with OCR," comments Frank Marco, Partner in the firm's Corporate Practice Department, Chair of the Private Equity and Emerging Companies Practice Group and Co-Chair of the firm's Clean Technology Practice Group. "We look forward to future programs and seeing new start-up ventures spawned out of Yale technology and by its faculty."