Ten Things Startups Need to Know about Intellectual Property + Patent Trolls


CIC Cambridge
245 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Your intellectual property may be your company's primary asset. You need to protect it!

Join this free event to:

  • - Meet and hear seminars from two intellectual property experts on how startups and tech companies should protect their IP.
  • - Ask your questions about intellectual property and related legal issues.
  • - Network with Boston-area startup founders and business professionals while enjoying pizza, salad and more.

Brought to you by:

Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the worlds most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Fish offers patent prosecution, counseling and litigation; trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling and litigation; and commercial litigation services. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. For more information, visit fr.com ( http://bit.ly/FishRich ) or follow us at @FishRichardson.

LOT Network is a non-profit community of companies committed to protecting its members from costly patent troll litigation. Network members include market leaders such as Facebook, Telsa and Amazon, as well as startups across industries. By protecting early stage companies from frivolous litigation, were helping them to focus their resources on the commercialization of great ideas. If you have less than $25M in annual revenues, you can join LOT Network for free AND get free patents! Please visit LOTNet.com ( http://bit.ly/BNTLotNet ) to learn more. Follow @TheLOTNet.

CIC - Cambridge ( http://bit.ly/2G1ECIM ) - Kendall Square Coworking and Office Space. We're here for you. Beyond our workspaces for entrepreneurs of all industries, weve created special communities to support social entrepreneurship, food innovation, design, and digital fabrication in Boston. By joining the CIC community, you gain access to a wide range of programming and networking opportunities. Our team supports the development of entrepreneurs by engaging with local companies and organizations to provide special offers on community-based programs, services, and products, which can help grow your business and reach your individual goals.


  • 6:00 - Networking with Pizza and Salad served
  • 7:00 - "Ten Things Startups Need to Know about IP" with Patent Attorney, Moses Heyward from Fish & Richardson
  • 7:30 - "How To Protect Your Company Against Patent Troll Litigation" with LOT Network CEO, Ken Seddon
  • 8:00 - More networking!

Directions & Parking:

CIC - Cambridge is located at 245 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 ( https://goo.gl/maps/KRQunKypiaH2 ).

We recommend parking at the Kendall Square South Garage at 350 Kendall St, Cambridge, MA 02142 ( https://goo.gl/maps/nCdJAUqQcGA2 / More Info: http://bit.ly/2YxThAT ). Only $10 after 4 pm.

You can also park at Microsoft NERD at 1 Memorial Dr, for $12 after 4 PM. ( https://goo.gl/maps/7iynzajqyHS2 )

Public Transportation:

CIC is two blocks from the Kendall Square MBTA station on the Red Line.

Upon Arrival:

Show your government-issued photo identification to Security and sign the attendee roster. Take an elevator to the 3rd floor and look for signs. Provide your full name at our check-in desk, to pick up your name tag.

Attendance Terms:

BNT is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and inclusive event experience for all members/participants. To attend, event registrants agree to these Attendance Terms: http://bit.ly/BnTterms

By registering for this event, you agree to be contacted by BNT, CIC, Fish & Richardson and The LOT Network.