Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Nanotechnology Colloquium

Abstract:
In recent years, legislation passed by the Texas Legislature has had a major impact on both large and emerging Texas technology companies in the nanotechnology field. The most prominent legislation passed during the last Texas legislative session was the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. Many new Texas laws, however, impact the formation and operation of emerging tech companies and the ability of such companies to obtain financing, recruit employees, and license intellectual property rights in inventions made at Texas-supported universities.

Nanotechnology Colloquium

San Marcos, TX | Posted on February 2nd, 2007

The presentation will focus on relevant legislation either pending and/or expected to be filed in the Texas Legislature during the present 2007 legislative session and the prospects that such legislation will pass. In addition, the presentation will provide a summary and discuss the relevance of those bills affecting nanotechnology and emerging technology companies that are most likely to pass.

Bio:

Janis Carter brings twenty years of Texas legislative and government relations experience to the Austin, Texas office of Winstead Consulting Group LLC. Prior to joining Winstead in 2002, Ms. Carter was a legislative and government affairs specialist at McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, L.L.P. for four years working with the firm‚s clients on matters before state agencies and the Texas Legislature.

Ms. Carter‚s extensive experience and background working across party lines provides clients with strategic legislative and government affairs counsel in a number of areas. During the 78th and 79th Legislative Sessions, she represented clients on issues including, but not limited to, taxation, appropriations, higher education funding, finance, workers' compensation, insurance and alternative energy.

Jerry Keys is a shareholder in the Austin office of Winstead PC. He has more than thirty years of legal experience representing technology and other intellectual property-based enterprises ranging from Fortune 500 companies, multinationals and universities to startups in domestic and international matters. His legal practice focuses on intellectual property, and technology business law. Jerry is particularly experienced in providing strategic Board-level legal counseling to startups and emerging high technology companies, both in private practice and as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of a venture capital-funded Internet/information technology company. He also represents both universities and private companies in connection with university and governmental lab intellectual property and technology transfer/commercialization matters. Jerry is widely recognized for his understanding of the interplay of technology and intellectual property with business and government and for his ability to assist clients in cost effectively commercializing and monetizing their intellectual property assets.

Jerry is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also is a former President of the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association and a former adjunct assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin. He has been selected by his peers to be included in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law.

Jerry is also very active in regional economic development. In 2003, he received the Austin Business Journal's Rising Star Award for the Service Provider Category for his work on promoting regional economic cooperation in the Greater Austin San Antonio Corridor. He is currently Co-Chairman of the Greater Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council, a regional economic development organization.

Jerry is a frequent speaker and author on both legal issues in his areas of practice and on promoting economic development through the commercialization of University- and government-generated intellectual property. His publications include "Accelerating Technology Commercialization and Business Formation in the Greater Austin-San Antonio Corridor."

Mr. Keys received his J.D. with honors in 1975 after earning a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, with honors, in 1970, both from The University of Texas at Austin.


VENUE: You may attend the presentation from any one of these locations:


AUSTIN: Winstead PC
401 Congress Av., Ste 2100,
Austin, TX 78701; 512-370-2800


DALLAS: The University of Texas at Dallas,
The School of Management, Room SOM 1.502,
800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080; 972-883-4568


HOUSTON: Winstead PC
919 Milam, Ste 2400
Houston, TX 77002; 713-650-8400


SAN ANTONIO: Winstead PC
700 N. St Mary St., Ste 1900
San Antonio, TX 78205; 210-277-6800


THE WOODLANDS: Winstead PC
600 Town Center One, 1450 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380; 281-681-5900



Program begins at 11:30am with a complimentary lunch provided by Winstead. Presentation begins at 12:00pm.

Event Coordinators:
Richard Fink 512-339-5020x130
Max Roundhill 512-339-5020x120

Chairman: Dr. Zvi Yaniv

Registration deadline is Friday, February 2 at 5:00 PM Central.

To register, please send an email to Deepika Misra with your preferred attendance location.


####

About NanoExpress
NanoExpress, a monthly email newsletter, is devoted to providing information on technological advances, applications, and business news to nanotechnology professionals. To subscribe, go to the web link http://www.txstate.edu/nac/nanoexpress.htmlx

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Nanomaterials Applications Center
Walter J Trybula, Ph.D.
Director
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
(512) 245-6062



Copyright © Texas State University

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy

Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells February 12th, 2016

A metal that behaves like water: Researchers describe new behaviors of graphene February 12th, 2016

'Lasers rewired': Scientists find a new way to make nanowire lasers: Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose February 12th, 2016

Silicon chip with integrated laser: Light from a nanowire: Nanolaser for information technology February 12th, 2016

Announcements

Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells February 12th, 2016

Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, Wyss Institute researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cells February 12th, 2016

Replacement of Toxic Antibacterial Agents Possible by Biocompatible Polymeric Nanocomposites February 12th, 2016

Properties of Polymeric Nanofibers Optimized to Treat Damaged Body Tissues February 12th, 2016

Events/Classes

Cima NanoTech Debuts Large Interactive Touch Screens with European Customers at ISE 2016: For the first time in Europe, Cima NanoTech’s wide range of high performance, projected capacitive touch modules are showcased February 11th, 2016

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016 February 4th, 2016

New research uses nanotechnology to prevent preterm birth: March of Dimes honors abstract on prematurity at SMFM Annual Meeting February 2nd, 2016

NBC LEARN DEBUTS SIX-PART VIDEO SERIES, “NANOTECHNOLOGY: SUPER SMALL SCIENCE” Produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation, and narrated by NBC News/MSNBC’s Kate Snow, series highlights leading research in nanotechnology January 25th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic