Venture capital and industry experts on the value of protecting intellectual property.

Despite economic pressures and reduced valuations, there are still many opportunities for venture funding. Filing Intellectual Property (IP) in addition to a well-crafted IP strategy will open many doors and give your venture an edge.

Join UTEST and the Innovations and Partnerships Office of the University of Toronto in partnership with BDC’s new Deep Tech Venture Capital Fund for an in-depth presentation, expert-led panel discussion as well as networking while we explore the IP advantage.

11:45 am Doors Open

12:00 pm Presentation: IP value and non-dilutive funding landscape – led by Jackson Hamilton, Director Deep Tech Fund, BDC and Jennifer Fraser, Director Innovations, University of Toronto

12:30 pm Panel Discussion
Thomas Park, Partner, Lead – BDC Deep Tech Fund
Curtis Behmann, Partner & National Leader, Beyond IP Strategy BLG
Jennifer Fraser, Director Innovations, University of Toronto
Moderated by Kurtis Scissons, Director University Ventures, University of Toronto

1:00 pm Lunch and Networking