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 […]
Washington, DC – October 21, 2020 – Lei Mei speaks about notable 2019 ITC rulings in Section 337 investigations involving Chinese respondents at the 2020 ITC Section 337 Investigations Seminar organized by China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (“CCCME”).
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 […]
In August 2020, we announced the launch of grIP, Mei & Mark LLP’s venture capital and emerging company platform. grIP’s team of advisors for business growth include seasoned Mei & Mark lawyers and leading experts in intellectual property, finance, fundraising, marketing, data analytics, financial modeling, media, SEO, supply chain, government funding and contracts, technology and […]
Washington, DC – October 2, 2020 – Forbes quotes Larry Sandell regarding IP protection in its article “Tobacco Giant Altria Is Securing Technology In New Frontier: Marijuana.”