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Daly and Sytsma Instruct at MedTech Symposium

July 18, 2017

Attorney Jason Sytsma in conversation with attendees at MedTech 2017.

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Attorneys Bill Daly and Jason Sytsma led round table discussions at “Iowa Connect: Medical Technology Symposium 2017 (MedTech),” an event hosted by UIVentures on Tuesday, June 18, 2017. MedTech is designed to focus on the challenges of developing university research-based medical products. Daly facilitated a round table session on the topic of compensating early employees and advisors. Sytsma led two round table sessions: the first focused on the topic of developing a strategy for protecting intellectual property; the second was on non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality, including how to protect your company while networking.Daly and Sytsma together serve as co-chairs of the firm’s Startups and Innovators practice group, a team of attorneys formed to leverage the collective expertise necessary to work quickly and in a flexible manner to serve startups and entrepreneurs.In addition to leading discussion for the round table sessions, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll was proud to sponsor the event.About UIVenturesThe UIVentures program assists university inventors in creating new ventures based on their research. The program provides education and mentoring to advance entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies by linking them with the capital, talent and other critical resources needed for success. UIVentures works closely with the University of Iowa Research Foundation (UIRF) to make sure ideas are well protected. The UIRF manages the university’s intellectual property by working with inventors to protect UI Based discoveries through patents and copyrights. UIRF also licenses these technologies to existing companies and to university spinout ventures. UIVentures also works with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, UIProtoLabs and the UI Research Park to help its ventures succeed.Source: uiventures.uiowa.eduAbout Shuttleworth & IngersollShuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with clients throughout the Midwest and around the world. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa’s largest firms with nearly 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems.

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