Blocking and Tackling for Entrepreneurs: IP’s (Intellectual Property) Role in Product Development

This discussion will focus on how IP helps entrepreneurs block their competitors from offering similar goods and services and tackle financing for product development. The focus will be on patents. But copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and trade secrets will also be discussed.

Session Category

Marketing Execution

Session Audience

PM for Entrepreneurs

Session Leader(s)

Robert Villhard

Robert Villhard is an ex-rocket scientist turned Patent Attorney. He served as an Internal Research and Devleopment Manager at Boeing and has over a dozen years of legal experience. He has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs protect their intellectual property.