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IP for International Markets

James R. Major, D.Phil., a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the free webinar, “IP for International Markets,” hosted by the University of Cambridge Alumni CAMentrepreneurs.

About IP for International Markets

This webinar is meant for alumni who need advice on the identification and protection of Intellectual Assets (IA) and Intellectual Property (IP) rights, want to invest in or start companies, or want to make new connections, clients, co-founders, or team members, as well as students who are interested in entrepreneurship and want to learn more about the ownership of IAs and IP rights or find investors, co-founders, jobs, internships, or freelancing opportunities.

Major will be joined by Dr. Claudia M. Duffy, European Patent Attorney and Founder of Innovare IP in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and Anna Mae Koo, Partner of Vivien Chan & Co in Beijing, China, and Hong Kong. They will discuss strategies for identification, management, and protection of IAs and IP rights suitable for international markets, as well as share lessons from their experience in dealing with their clients’ IP during these unprecedented times. CAMentrepreneurs Richard Lucas, Dr. Claudia M. Duffy, and Robert Howells will moderate, leading the meeting, introduction, and networking opportunities.

When: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

7:00 – 8:50 a.m. EDT

Registration: Eventbrite

About James Major

Major dedicates his practice to U.S. and foreign copyright, patent, and trademark matters.  His doctorate in immunology and virology and over ten years’ legal experience enable him to understand the patentability of new technologies, as well as the science and data required to secure and expand patent protection in light of new statutory subject matter requirements.  Major is highly experienced in rendering patentability, landscape, freedom-to-operate, and invalidity opinions, particularly in the field of biologics.  He also has patent and trademark litigation experience.

Major is exceptionally qualified in patent prosecution matters relating to small molecules, nucleic acids, proteins, antibodies, chemical processes, formulations, industrial processes, beverages, genetically-modified plants, and methods of treatment. He has also published on patent and cannabis-related matters. Major assists players in the emerging cannabis industry in the evaluation and securing of patents.

Major received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2011 from New York Law School, where he was on the Dean’s List, and was a candidate for the Trustees’ Prize for the highest average in the Evening Division.  He was also Staff Editor of the New York Law School Law Review, a John Marshall Harlan Scholar, and a member of the Institute for Information Law and Policy.  He received his Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Oxford in 2003 and his B.A. in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 1996.