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Webinar: Protect Your MedTech Venture: Patent, Regulatory & Insurance Basics

July 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Participants will be able to ask questions and learn from patent, regulatory, and insurance professionals on how to protect their ventures

Why Attend?

Attendees will leave this webinar:

1. Understanding patent basics, how to avoid the common mistakes companies face trying to protect their IP globally, and potential costs associated with patent filing

2. Why, how, and when to engage with the FDA in regards to your medical device, and the potential costs associated with getting your product approved

3. Understanding business insurance basics, how to hire a good broker, how to transfer risk when working with Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and introduce critical “big ticket” policies like: Directors and Officers Liability , Clinical Trial Product Liability, and Cyber Liability

Who Should Attend?

  • Medical Device, Medical Technology, and Life Science Entrepreneurs
  • anyone interested in protecting their company’s Intellectual Property,
  • anyone thinking about starting Clinical Trials,
  • anyone engaging in talks with the FDA
  • or that have a strong desire to protect their innovative venture

About the Speakers:

1. Tom Bassolino (Right) is a patent attorney and the founder of Bass Patent Law, LLC, a patent law firm in Frederick, MD that specializes in a broad range of patent-related services across a variety of technology areas including mechanical (e.g., medical devices), electrical, software, and designs. In particular, Tom’s practice includes the drafting, filing, and prosecuting of U.S., PCT, and international patent applications. Tom was an engineer before becoming a patent attorney, and he has worked in both large law firm (aka “biglaw”) and boutique law firm settings.

2. Andrea Artman (Middle) is a regulatory consultant and founder of SpectRA Compliance, LLC. Her firm focuses on reinventing the experience medical device companies have with consulting services. Ms. Artman holds a MS degree in Bioengineering from the University of Toledo. She was a reviewer for the United States Food & Drug Administration where she reviewed cardiovascular devices in both the Office of Compliance (post-market) and the Office of Device Evaluation (pre-market). Most recently, Ms. Artman was the Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs for an extracellular matrix company specializing in wound management and surgical products. She has also held multiple positions in regulatory affairs, quality engineering, and regulatory compliance in a wide range of device industries including cardiovascular and orthopedics.

3. Brian Mahon (Left) is a Senior Proactive Risk Executive at Keller Stonebraker Insurance. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation from University of Delaware and a Certified Insurance Counselor designation. He is dedicated to serving the Technology & Life Science industries with specialty commercial insurance products and consultative risk management services. Brian has worked with one person operations (usually a computer genius or scientist that started their own business) all the way to publicly traded companies.

The last 15 – 20 minutes of the webinar will include live audience Q&A

Can’t attend? Don’t worry we will send out a recording!

Lastly, if you do attend, each attendee will be eligible for a free consultation with the speaker of their choice.


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