Nanotechnology industry and legal authority Kelly Kordzik will serve as moderator and speaker at a Pre-Conference workshop discussing the industry potential and possible pitfalls when bringing a nanotechnology idea from discovery stage to market.Kordzik, Chair of the Nanotechnology Practice for the law firm of Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC and President of the Texas Nanotechnology Initiative, will open the conference with a discussion entitled Emerging Issues in Patenting Nanotechnology Inventions, offering a look into the business and legal challenges facing nanotechnology ventures at this crucial stage.
A highly-regarded national and international legal authority on the commercialization of the nanotechnology industry, Kordzik
will then moderate a panel discussion entitled Nanotech Start-Up: Business issues and solutions.
This panel discussion promises to provide practical steps for new business ventures as well as strategies and trends that could impact the entire business chain -- from research and development and venture capital funding to commercialization and the appropriate exit strategy.
"As the applications for nanotechnology continue to evolve and diversify, businesses must ensure that they understand the various steps required to take their innovative nanotechnology products from concept to commercialization," stated Kordzik