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TTO Seminar: Patenting Medical Technology

The CU Technology Transfer Office and Hensley Kim & Edgington, LLC present this free lunch-hour seminar, which will cover the patent process for research in medicine and medical devices. Dr. Robin Shandas, faculty entrepreneur and winner of TTO’s 2006 Inventor of the Year award, will speak about his experiences patenting medical devices. Attorneys from HKE will discuss differences between writing for publication and drafting patent claims, and ways to leverage existing academic papers into patents.

About Robin Shandas:

Robin Shandas, Ph.D, is a Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder with a joint appointment at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. He is also the Director of Research at The Children's Hospital Research Institute at the Children's Hospital of Denver. Dr. Shandas currently works with Medshape Solutions Inc., where he is responsible for MedShape's emerging shape-memory polymer cardiovascular design and application areas.

Time & Place:

When: 12:00pm to 1:00pm on Wednesday, April 11

Where: UCDHSC Fitzsimons Campus, Research Complex 1, South Tower, 8th Floor (Room 8201).

The seminar is free and open to CU faculty from all campuses – please RSVP via email. Maps and driving directions are available online.

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