Protecting & Monetizing IP – A Primer for Early Stage Entrepreneurs

Moderator:

Casey McGlynn

Casey McGlynn

J. Casey McGlynn formed the Life Sciences Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in 1990. It is a nationally recognized practice representing startups and emerging growth companies in the life sciences field–Medical Devices, Digital Health, Diagnostics and Biotechnology.

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Panelists:

Mark Blumenkranz

Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD

Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, MMS, is HJ Smead Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University. He received his undergraduate, graduate degree in biochemical pharmacology, and medical education at Brown University.

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Richard-Lindstrom

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Dr Richard L Lindstrom, Founder and attending surgeon at Minnesota Eye Consultants, Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology, Associate Director: Minnesota Lions Eye Bank, Board Member: University of Minnesota Foundation, and Visiting Professor: UC Irvine: Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.

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John Schimmick

John K. Shimmick

John Shimmick is a Patent Attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. For more than a decade, John has advised medical technology companies on protecting and enforcing their domestic and international intellectual property rights, as well as venture capitalists investing in companies.

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Reza Zadno

Reza Zadno

Reza is a serial entrepreneur and investor who joined InterWest in 2012. As a successful ophthalmology and cardiology executive, he has a special interest in medical devices.

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