June 9: C4C Presents Two Talks from Charles Valauskas on Mobile Devices & Medical Applications

C4C is fortunate to have Charles Valauskas (Valauskas Corder-Chicago) offer insights gathered from his work with national medical association, device and telecommunication manufacturers and venture capital/angel and institutional investors on these topics of direct relevance to the UW community and Seattle area entrepreneurs.

DATE: July 9, 2012
LOCATION UW Center for Commercialization (C4C) 4th Floor, 4311 11th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98105

SESSION 1: 10am – 11ammHealth: Current Business and Regulatory Approaches to Mobile Medical Technologies
Everyday a wider range of health-related goods and services are being delivered through mobile technologies. This presentation will provide a snapshot of five businesses that utilize mobile technologies to deliver such value. What business models are they using? Is there serious investment money going into these operations? This presentation will also discuss who is regulating what aspects of these opportunities. What the FDA, the FCC, and the FTC are saying about the direction of their regulatory approaches will be reviewed.

SESSION 2: 11am – 12pmmHealth: IP Strategy for Mobile Medical Apps
Many forms of intellectual property can be created during the course of the development of a mobile medical technology. What are they? What are businesses doing to help protect them? This presentation will provide an overview of the strategies employed by the same 5 businesses considered during the first hour. A checklist of some of the steps that a business can take to protect its opportunity will be provided.

Charles C. Valauskas Corder LLC (Chicago) is legal counsel to domestic and foreign companies, new ventures, universities, and research foundations. Mr. Valauskas is also a former adjunct law professor for intellectual property matters. Mr. Valauskas has served on many Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) committees and was the Vice President for Industry Relations. Mr. Valauskas authored separate chapters for the AUTM Technology Transfer Practice Manual (3rd Edition) on International Copyright Protection and on the Rights of Privacy and Publicity. He also has co-authored two separate AUTM handbooks: Copyright Protection of Software, Multimedia, and Other Works: An Author’s Guide; and Development and Deployment of Digital Works in Universities: A Guide for Authors and Licensing Officers (Published Feb. 2000 and translated in 2004 into Japanese, Tokai University Press).

Mr. Valauskas speaks on a regular basis throughout the world on technological and intellectual property topics. He has delivered many workshops at European Union sponsored events on intellectual property and technology transfer topics. He has appeared in articles published in popular publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the ABA Journal, and Food & Wine and is the author of other articles that have appeared in legal publications.

Mr. Valauskas received his B.S. from the University of Illinois (Chicago), his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law, and his LL.M. from the Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Valauskas is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois.