|[March 20, 2017]
MichBio Announces Foley Hoag, LLP Partnership with Launch of Open Office Consults at MLSIC
the Michigan Biosciences Industry Association, announces its new
partnership with the law firm of Foley
Hoag, LLP, to provide legal services for early stage companies.
Through this partnership, emerging bioscience companies that are MichBio
members will receive crucial legal services from Foley Hoag attorneys to
help their businesses form and thrive while mitigating risk. Companies
can take advantage of free consultations and scheduled open
office hours, as well as alternative fee arrangements for
companies can reserve consults with Foley Hoag representatives on
Friday, March 24, 2017 in Plymouth, Michigan at the Michigan Life
Science and Innovation Center (MLSIC).
"We're excited to offer our bioscience startups the expert legal support
from Foley Hoag, which has had a longstanding and distinguished presence
in the life sciences and healthcare fields," said Stephen Rapundalo,
PhD, President and CEO of MichBio. "Working together with Foley Hoag,
our emerging company members can take advantage of this terrific benefit
to theirmembership and help position themselves correctly on the path
to commercial success with sound and experience legal advice."
Foley Hoag will act as MichBio's preferred legal counsel, and its
service offerings will include startup entity formation, contract
drafting and negotiation (such as customer contracts, vendor agreements
and confidentiality agreements), website terms and conditions, website
waivers, employment/human resource legal issues and IP services
including patents and trademarks.
Foley Hoag attorneys will also attend MichBio events and give periodic
presentations on legal topics of interest to startup entrepreneurs.
"MichBio is a well-respected state bio-industry association, and we are
thrilled to partner with its member community in Michigan," stated Foley
Hoag partner DeAnn Smith. "Several Foley Hoag attorneys - myself
included - have strong, longstanding ties to Michigan. We look forward
to working with Michigan's talented bioscience entrepreneurs. This
partnership will be marked by collaboration, quality of service and a
commitment to client success and the state's bio-industry as a whole."
More information can be found at www.michbio.org/foleyhoag.
Key Foley Hoag contacts with the MichBio partnership are:
DeAnn Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
Zick - email@example.com
Cooleybeck - firstname.lastname@example.org
Rice - email@example.com
Ploussios - firstname.lastname@example.org
MichBio is the trade association committed to driving growth in
Michigan's biosciences industry and its many sectors, including
agri-biotech, food and nutrition, bio-based technologies and renewable
chemicals, industrial and environmental biotech, medical devices and
technologies, pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare, diagnostics and
research products, testing and research services, and clinical research.
MichBio members include bioscience companies, academic and research
institutions, bioscience service providers, and related organizations.
For more information, visit www.michbio.org
or follow us on Twitter
About Foley Hoag
Foley Hoag provides innovative, strategic legal services to public,
private and government clients across the globe. We have premier
capabilities in the life sciences, healthcare, technology, energy,
professional services and investment management fields, and in
cross-border disputes. Our professionals possess the skills and
experience to provide exceptional senior level service to clients
ranging from startups to multinational companies to sovereign states.
For more information, visit www.foleyhoag.com
or follow @FoleyHoag
on Twitter (News - Alert).
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