Friday, January 20, 2012

The Patent Paradox. BUS 111. Session 3 Announcement.

Next Thursday, January 26, we'll have three guest speakers: John Markoff, Steve Perlman, and Willem Stemmer.

John Markoff is a senior writer for The New York Times. In addition to outstanding reporting on technology topics for NYT, John has written a number of books about high-tech industry and people who created it.

Steve Perlman is an inventor and entrepreneur with an amazing track record in Silicon Valley. His latest venture is Rearden Companies.

Willem 'Pim' Stemmer is also a very successful inventor and entrepreneur, but in a different technology area. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Amunix Inc., a biotech company that creates pharmaceutical proteins.

During the first 30-40 minutes of the class, John will interview Steve and Pim, asking them about their experiences in the IT and bio-tech industries, respectively. After that, we'll have a Q&A with the students.

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