WARF Essential Topics Series

About the Essential Topics Series

WARF's Essential Topics Series explores timely topics with a campus audience. Presentations have covered updates on relevant legislation such as the America Invents Act, others have featured campus researchers talking about novel discoveries and much more.


Managing Conflicts of Interest When Starting a Company, Consulting and More

April 30 | 4-5 p.m.
Followed by an informal networking reception
Discovery Building

How do you wear multiple hats as a university researcher when working with companies, launching a startup and navigating multiple collaborations? This interactive session will help demystify how to manage multiple engagements and opportunities to work with different partners.

Andrew Norman, senior university legal counsel at UW-Madison, will lead the session.

This is the third event in a three-part mini-series on technology commercialization and industry partnerships.

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