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  • Diversity Bar Associations Mixer at Procopio

    Celebrate Diversity with Friends Old and New One thing on which we can all agree is that a continued focus on increased diversity and inclusion within the legal community is essential to our profession in strengthening the bar and better reflecting and serving our communities. In that spirit, five bar associations-- the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association, the Native American Lawyers Association, the Japanese American Bar Association, the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, and the San Diego La R...

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  • LaunchBio Big League Event

    Procopio is proud to sponsor LaunchBio's evening of Big League Fun on Thursday, July 29th, at GENESIS Kitchen + Drinks in San Diego. Join up-and-coming life science startups, mix and mingle with fellow scientists and entrepreneurs, and enter the quick-pitch competition for a chance to win LEXUS HOME PLATE CLUB SEATS TO A PADRES GAME! The winner will enjoy plush, theatre-style seats directly behind home plate, front and center to the action, in-seat food and beverage service (alcohol included)...

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  • San Diego Startup Week Frontier Tech in Healthcare

    Join fellow healthcare and biotech founders for an exclusive breakfast during San Diego Startup Week. Enjoy TED Talk-style presentations and an interactive roundtable discussion over a delicious breakfast, and network with like minds: Nex Cubed Healthcare: Bespoke Incubation for Frontier Tech Healthcare Startups, presented by Daniel Haders II, Ph.D (Nex Cubed) Scaling Your Company from The Ground Up: Scaling Your Startup's Sales and Marketing Program Without Spending a Dime on A...

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  • CMAA California Prevailing Wage Law Legal Breakfast

      Join Procopio Partner Laurence R. Phillips and Gafcon, Inc. Vice President of Labor Relations Marty Glaske for breakfast June 14th in a discussion titled "California Prevailing Wage Law -- Best Practices for Minimizing Liability." This Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Legal Breakfast at the San Diego County Water Authority will address many key issues, including: Prevailing Wage Law -- Legislative Goals Statutory Framework Recent Changes ...

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  • IP Fundamentals #1: Developing an IP Portfolio

    When developing a plan to capture and protect a company’s intellectual property (IP), it is important to understand the various stages involved, what stage the company is currently in, and what is coming next. There are three important stages that effect how a company will develop and protect its IP portfolio. The “Initial Stage” generally corresponds to the startup phase of the company, often before employees have been hired and before any IP has been captured or any protection sought....

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  • 17th San Diego BioPharma Conference & 6th Pacific Bio-Partnering

    The San Diego BioPharma Conference, the flagship event of the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Professional Association (SABPA), has featured some of the most respectful figures in the fields, from potential Nobel laureates and breakthrough innovators to multi-billion-dollar dealmakers. Many exciting stories from San Diego biopharma industry in the past year hit the global headlines and have ignited the passion that further fuels innovations. This year's conference features ...

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  • San Diego County Bar Association Ethics Series

    On June 8, Procopio’s Carole J. Buckner will present the first in a series of MCLE sessions sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association on Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Responsibility.  Session One of the four-part series will address the new ethics rules pertaining to the attorney client relationship, including rules regarding attorney’s fees, confidentiality and conflicts of interest.  Many important changes have been made to the new rules, which wi...

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  • 2018 SABPA-Salk Career Development Forum

    The First Step: How to Step into the door of the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry While positions in academia remain a popular choice, many postdocs are interested in exploring careers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. However, many find it challenging to map out the first steps for getting their first industry job. In the 2018 Career Development Forum co-organized by SABPA and Salk, we will have five panelists from the local biotech/pharmaceutical industry, including postdoc...

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  • IP Counsel Cafe - Annual Silicon Valley Conference

    Join Procopio at this year’s IP Counsel Café at the Sheraton Palo Alto. Stop by Procopio’s booth to say hello, and don’t miss the timely panel, “Developing a Global IP Strategy Under the Shadow of Protectionism,” that will be moderated by Procopio IP Partner, Miku Mehta, on Wednesday, April 25th. Miku and other Procopio experts will also lead a special IP cross-border briefing breakfast workshop on Friday, April 27th. To learn more about this conference click here. ...

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  • The 21st SABPA Entrepreneur Symposium

    LICENSING OF IP & TECH TRANSFER IN THE BIOTECH ARENA Properly identifying intellectual property (“IP”) and leveraging on it in a strategic licensing relationship is critical if the entrepreneurial and creative companies are to succeed in the capital-intensive biotech/pharma space. Using a combination of case studies, presentations, and group discussions, an integrated view on IP-based, licensing transactions, including early-stage licensing within universities, pharmaceutical, and...

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