Intellectual Property (IP) plays a paramount role in getting the right valuation for your company. Investing in IP registration early on in your business can provide significant value and institutional support.
Join us on Thursday, March 9, for a conversation on developing purposeful IP for your company to optimize your overall valuation effectively. We want to support you with insights from industry experts. We have notable speakers lined up for March 9, starting with Joanna Ma, Partner, and Intellectual Property Strategist from Bereskin and Parr, Terry Mocherniak, Founder and Managing Director of Apex Capital Advisors and NuBinary’s Co-Founder and Fractional CTO, JP Rosevear.
This event will be hosted by Alyssa Mariano, Operations Manager and Partnerships and Coordination Lead at NuBinary.
JP Rosevear, Co-Founder and Fractional CTO, NuBinary
JP leverages 20 years of industry experience in startups and large enterprise companies with significant experience in a wide spectrum of industries including leadership roles at ad tech startup Polar as well as leading teams at Novell and Mozilla. JP brings a strong focus on scalable, repeatable technology development processes to NuBinary.
Joanna Ma – Partner and Intellectual Property Strategist, Bereskin and Parr LLP
Joanna Ma is a technology lawyer at Bereskin & Parr LLP. She offers her clients strategic advice on developing and growing intellectual property (IP) portfolios that are aligned with their business opportunities and goals. Joanna also assists her clients with commercializing and monetizing these IP rights, and with developing a balanced approach to the enforcement of their IP rights. Joanna has an electrical engineering background and specializes in patenting software-driven technologies and associated systems (including artificial intelligence, audio systems, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity, medical devices and imaging systems, neural networks, telecommunication systems, and robotics). She is experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in these technologies, and closely follows the various Patent Offices’ guidance and trends on patenting software-driven innovations to increase prosecution efficiency. Joanna has also written on various aspects of patenting software-driven technologies, including co-authoring Canada’s Chapter in Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software: A Global Guide to Rights and Their Applications, Second Edition.
Terry Mocherniak- Founder and Managing Director, Apex Capital Advisors
Terry Mocherniak is the Founder and Managing Director of Apex Capital Advisors. He has over 25 years’ experience in the tech sector and is a serial entrepreneur having founded and grown several businesses with two successful exits including one to global giant Siemens. Terry also has extensive M & A, venture capital and corporate advisory experience and has raised over $20 million in venture capital for his own enterprises. Vertical expertise includes cleantech, energy, software, e-commerce, B2C marketplaces, marketing, and media.
Terry currently serves as a Director of York Angels, Senior Advisor at EACL Consulting, Cleantech Advisor at MaRS, Director of Qeatech Inc. and previously Executive Director at York Angels. Terry is a corporate lawyer and has an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.