As the electronics market and technology matures, the role of intellectual property (IP) is evolving. Using a successful LCD technology and IP licensing program that he established as an example, Chuck McLaughlin will share his views regarding viable IP strategies for the coming decade.
In this dinner meeting talk, Dr. Karla Callahan will describe five important checkpoints for work in MEMS and electronics. Karla uses these checkpoints at her medical device start-up company as well as in her international consulting business.
Nearly everyone thinks they have some idea what a patent is and what it's good for, but do you really know how to use patents effectively for your business? This talk will explore the patent world from the inventor's point of view: who, what, why, how, and when.
Jonathan J. Sweet, a Los Gatos attorney, reviews contract language and clauses for your consulting agreements and those you are asked to sign. He will discuss applicable California law and factual circumstances of which you should be aware to help ensure that you get paid when you work as a consultant.
RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification) has become a part of everyday life in recent years. This talk will provide an overview of RFID, from its origins up through the current state-of-the-art. It will also provide insight into how RFID's newest capabilities will enable an inter-connectivity of everyday objects that will change our world even more.
While the current job market is hopefully improving, last year found many talented and motivated people looking for opportunities. This talk will describe how one group of people came together, found an opportunity with a low cost of entry, formed a company and -- despite greatly underestimating the task -- brought a product to market.
As a way of describing the historic increase in density of integrated circuits, Moore's Law has contributed dramatically to the growth of electronics in the world today. Several of the contributing factors during 1960-2000 will be described in this talk, along with how these factors are just as important today.
This talk will give perspective on the current status and outlook for all key mass storage technologies: Solid State, Magnetic and Optical Storage, as well as integrated storage systems.
This is an interactive seminar and simultaneous webinar. Attorney and CNSV member Jonathan J. Sweet will provide attendees with a basic understanding of the law pertaining to copyright and trademark.
This talk will examine the many and varied roles of consultants at one medical device start-up commercializing a minimally invasive imaging system and catheter. The types of consultants employed have a variety of engineering backgrounds, including hardware, software, mechanical, process, and quality. A critical factor in making the match between the consultant and the company is the professional network.