On Wednesday, August 23, Dorsey attorneys Robin Silva and Tim Worrall will moderate a panel on IP Portfolio Strategic Development: New Rules, New Strategies and How to Manage the Process Efficiently. The session will cover a variety of issues in the emerging landscape of portfolio management, including the recent proposals by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding continuation practice, representative claims, and information disclosure statements. In addition, the session will cover patent strategy from starting a company through pharmaceutical patent life cycle management.

On Thursday, August 24, Dorsey attorneys Ken Sam and Rick Trecartin will moderate a panel on Due Diligence Strategies: Build a Firm Foundation for Future Growth.  This panel of venture capitalists, experienced industry leaders, lawyers and accountants will consider appropriate due dilligence mechanisms to ensure that your company is identifying relevant issues in order to build a strong foundation with the ability to sustain the future growth of your organization.