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Join Laurie for her presentation, "Intellectual Property Licensing Basics for the Life Sciences"!

Join us in exploring scope of field, key financial terms, sources of information, license structures, tips for negotiating licenses with third parties, and more with Laurie.


Laurie Burlingame is a a corporate partner in the nationally recognized Life Sciences Practice Group at Goodwin Procter LLP. Her introduction is as follows:

"I represent private and public companies through their life cycle (from start-up through exit) across the spectrum of the life sciences industry, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics and biological materials. I also represent leading life science venture capital firms and investment advisors in connection with their portfolio company investments.

I often serve as outside general counsel to my clients, closely advising management teams and boards of directors on a wide variety of matters, including formation and founder issues, venture capital financings, initial public offerings (including deSPAC transactions) and follow-on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, licensing transactions, spin-out transactions strategic collaborations, commercial transactions, corporate governance and other general corporate matters. I enjoy engaging with entrepreneurs to hear more about their passions and in helping them to start their ventures off on a strong legal foundation.

I have served as a mentor for many university start-up programs and have served as a judge for numerous business plan competitions, including the MIT 100K."