Entrepreneurship and innovation: from early stages to the evolution

San Diego, United States

08 November 2018 - 10 November 2018


Thursday 08 November 2018

18:00 Registration opens at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
18:00 » 20:00 Welcome cocktail at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
20:30 Optional dinner

Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

Friday 09 November 2018

08:00 Registration at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
09:00 » 09:30 Welcome address and introduction to the seminar by the AIJA President
Xavier Costa Arnau, AIJA President, Roca Junyent, Spain
09:30 » 11:00 How to protect the business idea at a preliminary stage?
Martin Viciano Gofferje, Gleiss Lutz, Germany
Laurent Badoux, Buchalter, US
Ellen L. Smith, Perkins Coie, US
Prof. Ted Sichelman, University of San Diego, US
11:00 » 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 » 13:00 How to finance the startup seed and early stages: online lending, factoring/invoice advances, grants, product presale by ICO
Frederic Dachs, Kleiner Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Luis Pedraza, Managing Partner at PAG Advisory, Mexico
Adan Bernal, Senior Partner at Freeman Financial, Mexico
Rafael Escalante, Director de Corporación Batis, Mexico
Takahiko Itoh, EY Law Co., Japan
13:00 » 14:15 Lunch
14:15 » 15:15 Shaping the vehicle: requirements and tips to set up a company in view to investments
Chiharu Sekino, Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, US
Almudena Alvarez, álvarez lentner, Spain
Roland Ortiz, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, US
LiLing Poh, ReedSmith, US
15:15 » 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 » 17:15 Building Entrepreneurship through Innovative Techniques and Strategic Partnerships in the USA
Inese Grate, Law Offices of Jacob J Sapochnick, US
Jacob J Sapochnick, Managing Partner at The Law Offices of Jacob J. Sapochnick, US
Wes T, Head of Marketing at Printful, US
Sujeeth Kanuganti
, Founder and CTO at Aira, US
Mark P. DeVincentis
, Esq. Senior Associate, Panakos Law, US
20:30 Dinner at Searsucker

Address: 611 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Saturday 10 November 2018

09:30 » 10:30 Launching a Start-Up: Successes and Failures through Real Life Examples
Carlos del Razo Ochoa, Solórzano, Carvajal, González y Pérez Correa, Mexico
Rubén D. Flores-Saaib, University of California, US
Lynn Whitcher, General Counsel at Md7, US
Árpád Geréd, Maybach Görg Lenneis Geréd Rechtsanwälte, Austria
10:30 » 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 » 12:30 Venture Capital: Negotiations between Founders and Investors – [How to Avoid Misunderstandings …]
Alessandra Tarissi de Jacobis, Studio De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, Italy
Frederic Dachs, Kleiner Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Malcolm S. McNeil, Arent Fox, US
Zachary B. Myers, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, US
12:30 » 13:30 Lunch
14:00 » 18:00 Optional afternoon social program
Brewery Tour - For more information, please read the brochure below.

Not included in the registration fees, payable locally
20:00 Farewell dinner

Dinner sponsored by Perkins Coie LLP