Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

More on the new WA Social Purpose Corporation act

Now that I’ve had a chance to reflect further on the WA State Social Purpose Corporation Act (“SPCA”) passed by the Legislature, I’ve amended my earlier post to remove my concern that the new act does not fully free ride … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Corporate/Securities Law, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Law, Nonprofit & Social Entrepreneurship, Uncategorized

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Washington State Legislature Passes New Social Purpose Corporation Law

Today, the WA State Legislature passed SHB 2239 to create a new Social Purpose Corporation Law within the Washington Business Corporation Act. Governor Gregoire is expected to sign it into law sometime before March 31. Before this, Washington State did … Continue reading

Categories: Corporate/Securities Law, Entrepreneurship, Law, Nonprofit & Social Entrepreneurship

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Great Example of an “Innovation Producer”

An article in the NYT a few days ago featured a young woman who managed to “invent” a prosthetic limb that would reduce phantom limb pain in amputees. The story is great for many reasons. But my focus here is … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Commercialization, Electrical & Digital Arts, Entrepreneurship, Goods/Artifacts, Innovation, Life & Health Sciences, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship

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The Aftermath of Stanford v. Roche: Which Law of Assignments Governs?

Today, I’m reposting part two of the posts I wrote for the IPilogue on Stanford v. Roche. Yesterday, I posted a summary of the background issues involved in the United States Supreme Court case of Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University … Continue reading

Categories: Commercial/Contract Law, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Law, Science, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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Stanford v. Roche: A Case Study on Academic Inventors, Federal Funding, and the Bayh-Dole Act

Today I want to start introducing some more in-depth legal discussion on this blog. Below is a reposting of the first part of a post I did for the IPilogue blog hosted by IP Osgoode at Osgoode Law School (York … Continue reading

Categories: Commercial/Contract Law, Commercialization, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Science, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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