Below are excerpts from grIP’s government funding advisor Liz Powell’s report on the likely impact of the 2020 elections on certain government funding matters, such as energy innovation and small business innovation, research and commercialization. Liz Powell is the founder of G2G Consulting (www.g2gconsulting.com). Science Funding Some Republicans have signaled support for expanding federal funding […]
Washington, DC – November 12, 2020 – Jeff Pearson reflects on his first ever trial as a young military lawyer in a military court outside of Fallujah, Iraq. Jeff’s essay “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” was published by The Chronicle-Independent and is also available online on his personal blog. The content is also reproduced below. R-E-S-P-E-C-T We were on base outside […]
grIP Senior Advisor Peter Dolch gave a presentation to the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum titled “Angels Investors & Entrepreneurs: Key Issues for Each Side of the Table” on November 9, 2020. Peter was joined by fellow presenter Jeremy Bauman, Managing Partner of New Dominion Angels and member of the Early Stage Finance Team at the World […]
On October 7, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose an exemption for finders from broker-dealer registration requirements to raise money from accredited investors. The proposal provides clarity regarding when finders may receive transaction-based compensation. Finders are natural persons who are not registered broker-dealers seeking to raise investment capital for companies in […]
Washington, DC – April 20, 2020 – Law360 reports that the Federal Circuit on Monday upheld the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (“ITC”) decision to terminate an investigation into whether seven Canon Inc. patents were being infringed. Previously, the ITC ended an investigation (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1106), agreeing with an administrative law judge that Mei & […]
Washington, DC – April 16, 2020 – Jed Weiner discusses federal Coronavirus relief programs including the Paycheck Protection Program and expanded Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program under the CARES Act and the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program at an Army Navy Club Virtual Event today.
Washington, DC – April 16, 2020 – Mei & Mark donated 600 face masks, consisting of 300 N95 masks and 300 surgical masks, to George Washington EMS today. Over the last few days, Mei & Mark has donated over 900 face masks to several local EMS and essential small businesses. With assistance from our contacts […]