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August Webinar: mHealth Intellectual Property 101

Join us for a free educational webinar on mHealth Intellectual Property 101 with Christopher A. Mitchell, Attorney with Dickinson Wright and April Sage, Director of Healthcare Vertical and Marketing at Online Tech.

When: August 7, 2012 @ 2 P.M. ET
Where: Online – Register here
Who: Christopher A. Mitchell, Attorney with Dickinson Wright and April Sage, Director of Heatlhcare Vertical and Marketing at Online Tech.
What: mHealth Intellectual Property 101
Description: A primer on the major types of intellectual property (IP), their different characteristics and utilities, and their costs/benefits to businesses in the healthcare and medical device space.


christophermitchellChristopher A. Mitchell, Attorney, Dickinson Wright

Mr. Mitchell focuses his practice in the areas of consumer products, life sciences and medical devices. He has represented biochemical producers, manufacturers of food products, sporting goods and building products, food service franchisors, consumer product companies, medical device manufacturers and online service providers.

Mr. Mitchell’s industry experience includes working in a research capacity with the UpJohn Company in the department of Bioprocess Research and Development.

Mr. Mitchell counsels clients in adopting and leveraging intellectual property beginning with the earliest phases of product development and continuing beyond commercialization. He has significant experience in the areas of patent, trademark and copyright procurement and litigation, including administrative proceedings. He frequently handles the international procurement of intellectual property, including PCT applications before the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Mr. Mitchell has handled numerous copyright, trademark and patent infringement lawsuits, representing the interests of plaintiffs as well as defendants.

Mr. Mitchell is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.


April Sage, CPHIMS, Director Healthcare Vertical, Online Tech
April Sage has been involved in the IT industry for over two decades, initially founding a technology vocational program. In 2000, April founded a bioinformatics company that supported biotech, pharma, and bioinformatics companies in the development of research portals, drug discovery search engines, and other software systems.

Since then, April has been involved in the development and implementation of online business plans and integrated marketing strategies across insurance, legal, entertainment, and retail industries until her current position as Director Healthcare Vertical of Online Tech.

Contact:  [email protected]


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