IPR for Startups on 4 May 2017

Klo: 13.00 - 17.00
Paikka: TUT Y-kampus, Kampusareena 1st floor

PRH is organizing an IPR event for those interested in start-up stuff 4.5.2017. Y-kampus is streaming the speeches at Kampusareena, Y-kampus (next to the barber shop). See the agenda and if any of the presentations sounds interesting, please join us to listen.

Afternoon agenda

13:00 Welcome
Jorma Hanski, Director, Patents and Trademarks, PRH

13:10 Keynote speech: What Venture Capitalists Consider When Selecting a New Investment
Artturi Tarjanne, General Partner, Nexit Ventures

13:40 Startups and IPR – Tekes funding instruments
Antti Salminen, Senior Specialist, Start-up Companies, Tekes

14:00 Protection of Inventions

  1. Patents: Matti Rantanen, Patent Examiner, PRH
  2. Trademarks: Tuulimarja Myllymäki, Head Legal Advisor, PRH
  3. Protection of services: Kari-Pekka Syrjä, Founder & IPR lawyer (OTT Helsinki), ICapital Oy

14:50 Coffee break

15:10 How to make money with inventions

  1. How to utilize IPR in your business: Sakari Värilä, European Patent Attorney, Berggren Oy
  2. Patent licensing: Niklas Östman, Les Scandinavian & Partner, Roschier

16:00 Real life examples

  1. Maria 0-1 – What Startups Need to Succeed: Voitto Kangas, CEO, Maria 0-1
  2. Balancing IPR and Lean: Juha-Matti Liukkonen, Director, Space & Robotics, Reaktor
  3. From Failures to Success: Kim Väisänen, Startup investor, Serial Entrepreneur, Board Executive

17:00 Closing remarks: Jorma Hanski, Director, Patents and Trademarks, PRH