Public Policy Programs

 2013

June 26, 2013 Protect Your Profits: What You Need to Know to Protect Against IP

June 17, 2013 JOBS Act IPO On-Ramp – 1 Year Later: Raising Capital and Going Public Under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

May 2, 2013 Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in the Wireless Health Industry

2012

October 9, 2012 Convergence of Defense and Healthcare Information: How Federal Regulations and Contracting Directives Can Impact Your Business

September 25, 2012 Clean Tech Survival Strategies: Unlocking the secrets to local, state and federal incentives, loan guarantees, cash grants and more

September 13, 2012 Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in the Medical Device Industry

May 22, 2012 New Ways to Raise Capital under the JOBS Act

February 2, 2012 Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in Life-Sciences Research Accelerating the Commercialization of an anti-cancer biotech innovation

2011

December 14, 2011 CONNECT presents a Public Policy Forum with USPTO Director David Kappos: A Review of the America Invents Act and its impact on the USPTO

October 18, 2011 Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in Proof of Concept Centers: Accelerating the Commercialization of University Innovation

May 26, 2011 Public Policy Forum – Structuring and Financing the Cleantech Deal

February 24, 2011 Capitol Hill Briefing Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in the Biofuel Industry

January 25, 2011 Public Policy Forum – Wireless Healthcare Reimbursement and Regulation – Practical Approaches to Wireless Health Innovation: Diagnostics, Delivery & Cost

2010

November 9, 2010 Public Policy Forum – PTO’s Proposed Three-Track Examination Process: A Review of the Benefits and Pitfalls  Featuring United States Patent & Trademark Office Commissioner for Patents, Robert Stoll

September 30, 2010 Public Policy Forum – The Obama Administration Innovation Policy    Featuring U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, John Fernandez

September 14, 2010 Capitol Hill Briefing – Innovation 101: Technology and Innovation in the Action & Sport Industry, featuring Hall of Famer, Bill Walton


Public Policy Contact:

Gary Klein
Vice President, Public Policy
Email: gklein@connect.org
Phone: (202) 207-3600

Theresa Andrews
Director, Public Policy
Email: tandrews@connect.org
Phone: (858) 964-1337
Fax: (858) 964-1301
San Diego
Office Address

8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
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La Jolla, CA 92037

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Washington DC
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Washington DC, 20036