SF: Business and Intellectual Property Fundamentals



  • Let's face it -- you don't have the first high-tech company in Silicon Valley. Use this to your advantage... learn how to avoid the most common and costly business and intellectual property mistakes, which allows you to get top dollar for all your hard work.

    Pre-registration for this events was closed early today. To attend, please register at the door. Space is still available.


    Jeff Aronson (bio), Gray Cary

    Starting a technology company? Plan to sell it someday? Want to be able to sell it for full value?

    Let's face it -- you're not the first person to start a high-tech company in Silicon Valley. Capitalize on this fact and learn from other's mistakes. Find out about the most common and costly business and intellectual property mistakes made by start-ups/emerging companies and how to avoid them.

    In this session, you will learn what to expect as you begin and grow your company. Join us to find out:

    • How different types of intellectual property apply to start-ups/emerging companies
    • Typical mistakes made by start-ups and how to avoid them

    Speaker Bio


    Jeff Aronson, Gray Cary

    Jeff Aronson's areas of expertise lie in the areas of Technology Licensing and Internet Transactions, Emerging Growth/Start-up Companies, Venture Capital Financings, and General Corporate Counseling. He is a member of Gray Cary's Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing Practice Group, and you can learn more about him on the GrayCary web site.

    Event Logistics


    8:30am-9:00am Registration/Networking/Continental breakfast

    9:00am-11:30am Seminar



    Women's Technology Cluster*

    The first high tech incubator focused on women entrepreneurs

    1207 Indiana Street, Suite 4

    San Francisco, CA

    * Open to both men and women


    Cost (Continental Breakfast included)

    $30 SDForum Members

    $60 Non-Members