Sunday, July 14, 2013

Patent Attorney, Seaton Currran to Speak at August 8th, 2013 NevBio Luncheon

Seaton Curran, J.D., MBA & P.E. of Howard & Howard will speak on 
"New Laws - New Strategy: How the Recent Changes in Patent Law Affect your IP Strategy", Thursday, August 8th, 11:30 am check-in, 12 lunch & talk, McCormick & Schmicks, $30. (Students & researchers are free)

This year, the most significant changes in patent law in over 50 years went into effect as the America Invents Act continues to be implemented.  As these new laws come into effect, businesses and inventors need to reevaluate their Intellectual Property strategies to adjust to the new changes.  The most significant change was implemented in March 16, 2013 when the Patent system changed from "First to invent" to "First Inventor to File".  Mr. Curran will discuss IP strategy and how the new patent laws affect the protection of your intellectual property.
Mr. Curran is an attorney with the law firm of Howard & Howard and concentrates his practice on intellectual property.  He advises clients in the development intellectual property strategies with a focus on maximizing business value through the protection and licensing of business assets.  He concentrates his practice in the area of patent law with experience in mechanical, electrical and computer software technologies, and assists client with the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, trademark registrations, patentability searches, patent landscape analysis, freedom-to-operate, infringement analyses and invalidity opinions.  Mr. Curran received his J.D. from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, and BS in engineering from Loyola Marymount University.  He is licensed to practice in Nevada and before the USPTO, and holds a professional engineering license in Nevada.

Seaton Curran has presented to NevBio before. He gives an exceptional presentation. I would advise you not to miss his talk.
John Laub
Nevada Biotechnology & Health Science Consortium

Dr. Ron Kline, Pediatric Oncologist to Speak on the Health Insurance Exchange on July 12, 2013

Dr. Ron Kline will speak on "Nevada's Health Insurance Exchange -
A Doctor's Point of View" Friday, July 12th, 11:30 Check-in, 12 noon lunch & talk McCormick & Schmicks.

Ronald Kline is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist and pediatric bone marrow transplant physician. 

In 2011 he was appointed by Governor Sandoval to the Board of Directors of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.

Dr. Kline is the author of 20 scientific articles, as well as the editor of a textbook on pediatric bone marrow transplantation 

He earned his medical degree from UCLA. His postgraduate clinical training was at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and UCSF. In addition, he completed a research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, publishing work on the immunotherapy of cancer.

He was the President of the Clark County Medical Society. 
He was the President of the Nevada State Medical Association.

CCCNHe is a doctor with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and has lived in Las Vegas for 10 years.

Come hear an in-depth explanation of the new Silver State Health Insurance Exchange that will be starting enrollment on October 1st for coverage to start on January 1, 2014. 
Dr. Ron Kline is a past president of the Clark County Medical Society and the Nevada State Medical Association and is now a Director of the Silver State Health Exchange.
Health Insurance Exchange Facts:
* There is no delay on implementation of the
requirement of health insurance by 2014
* There is no delay in implementing Nevada's Health Insurance Exchange.
* There is a delay for the large employer mandate to 2015 but it does not affect the Insurance Exchange
* There are 588,000 Nevadans that don't have health insurance.
* Nevadans will be penalized in 2014 for not having health care.
* Enrollment for the exchange starts on October 1st for coverage on January 1st.
The Affordable Care Act will change health care. It will affect the medical industry. Ron Kline is one of the Directors of the Health Insurance Exchange in Nevada. He was also awarded a fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the changes that are coming.