BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2011) - A free seminar on how startups can safeguard the value of their intellectual property will be held by Wolf Greenfield, an intellectual property law firm, on June 16 in Boston.

At this seminar, attendees will learn practical information they can use to create an effective IP portfolio that achieves a startup company's objectives.

A panel of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and IP experts will share their experiences and answer fundamental questions such as:

  • Which IP should you protect most aggressively?
  • Where should you spend your limited budget to maximize coverage?
  • What are the best strategies and best practices for protecting your IP?
  • What are your biggest infringement risks and competitive threats?
  • When should you pursue international protection?
  • How should you work with universities to license key IP?
  • How can you best attract investments?

Moderated by Wolf Greenfield's Doug Wolf, chair of its startups group, the seminar features panelists from Luminus Devices, Matrix Partners and Wolf Greenfield, and a serial biotech entrepreneur.

The seminar will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston Street. Online registration is available at or by contacting Elizabeth Cummings at

Wolf Greenfield (, the largest law firm in New England devoted exclusively to intellectual property law, serves companies that make everything from pharmaceuticals to software to electronics to snowboards, as well as representing academic research centers. The firm counsels clients in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, trade secrets, and related licensing and litigation.

Contact Information:


Henry Stimpson
Stimpson Communications

Sara Crocker
Wolf Greenfield

Cristina Brennan
Wolf Greenfield