Speakers

  • Andrew Cottone Ph.D.
    Andrew Cottone Ph.D.
    President

    Andrew Cottone, Ph.D. is the President of Adesis, a position he has held since 2016, when the Company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED). Andrew joined CB Research and Development (the predecessor of Adesis) in 2001 and co-founded Adesis in 2005. Trained as an organometallic and process chemist, Andrew’s breadth and depth of experience encompasses 5 years of industrial experience as a process chemist, ten years as a technical manager, twelve years as an entrepreneur/business founder, and fifteen years as a business executive. As a research manager, he has been responsible for as many as 40 chemists with expertise in physical chemistry, organometallic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and organic chemistry. As a business executive/owner, Andrew has charted and steered the vision and growth of Adesis over the past 15 years and is responsible for greater than 100 Adesis employees across multiple sites.

    Andrew graduated from La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA) in 1996 with a dual-bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry and received his Ph.D. in organometallic chemistry in 2000 from the University of Florida under the joint mentorship of Professors Dr. Russell S. Drago and Michael J. Scott. His doctoral research experience of substrate-metal complex interactions has provided insights into new reactions for preparative scale functionalization of azoles. Andrew completed a post-doctoral position under Dr. Charles Riordan at the University of Delaware, and then embarked on a dual science and business career under the mentorship of Drs. Charles Beard and Ving J. Lee. His personal passions include family, process chemistry, and all things Philadelphia.

  • Janet Reed Ph.D.
    Janet Reed Ph.D.
    Partner

    Dr. Janet E. Reed is the head of the firm’s intellectual property transactional and counseling practice. Though she counsels in all aspects of intellectual property, Janet focuses her practice on patents related to biotechnological inventions in food, medicine and agriculture. Her clients span a variety of industries and include large and small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, agricultural and food companies, and academic institutions. Janet has extensive experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategic planning, evaluation of new technology, drafting of license and other commercialization agreements, conducting and responding to due diligence inquiries, and preparation of opinions on patentability, infringement and freedom to operate.

    In addition to her law degree, Janet holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and a Master’s degree in plant pathology. Prior to entering patent law, Janet accumulated ten years of laboratory experience in biochemistry, molecular biology and plant physiology/pathology, in graduate-level research and as a visiting postdoctoral research scientist at DuPont.

    Publications
    Publishing and Patenting the Fruits of Academic Research: the Key to a Successful Parallel Track
    Nature Immunology, May 20, 2013
    Capitalizing on Innovation: The Fundamentals of Intellectual Property
    Delaware Banker, November 1, 2011

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

Location

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
920 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801

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Mar 12 2020

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7:30 am - 9:30 am

March 2020 BioBreakfast

MARCH 2020 BIOBREAKFAST

SYNOPSIS

Join us on Thursday, March 12th at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce as we welcome guest speakers Janet Reed, Ph.D., Partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon, LP and Andrew Cottone, Ph.D., Founder and President of Adesis, Inc..

Dr. Janet E. Reed is the head of the Potter Anderson & Corroon’s intellectual property transactional and counseling practice. Though she counsels in all aspects of intellectual property, Janet focuses her practice on patents related to biotechnological inventions in food, medicine, and agriculture. Her clients span a variety of industries and include large and small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, agricultural and food companies, and academic institutions. Janet has extensive experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategic planning, evaluation of new technology, drafting of license and other commercialization agreements, conducting and responding to due diligence inquiries, and preparation of opinions on patentability, infringement, and freedom to operate. She looks forward to discussing best practices for IP with our March BioBreakfast attendees.

Andrew Cottone, Ph.D. is the Founder and President of Adesis, a position he has held since 2016 when the Company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Display Corporation. Andrew joined CB Research and Development (the predecessor of Adesis) in 2001 and co-founded Adesis in 2005. Trained as an organometallic and process chemist, Andrew’s breadth and depth of experience encompasses 5 years of industrial experience as a process chemist, ten years as a technical manager, twelve years as an entrepreneur/business founder, and fifteen years as a business executive. Join us as Andrew provides insight into “The Adesis Story” leading attendees on a journey through the past, present, and future of Adesis.
Please note that seating for the March BioBreakfast is limited and on a first-come, first-serve member-only basis.

 

WHAT IS

BIOBREAKFAST

Delaware BioBreakfast is our signature bi-monthly morning opportunity to connect with the life science industry and learn about hot topics. The event provides the opportunity to network with more than 100 professionals from the region over breakfast and coffee and learn about ground-breaking research and news from key members of the life sciences community.

WHY YOU SHOULD

ATTEND

⋅  Hear from and meet with executives at the top life science companies making a difference here in Delaware

⋅  Connect with new business opportunities

⋅  Get the pulse on the latest life sciences trends

⋅  Network with peers and potential partners

EVENT

PRICING

Member | FREE

Non-Member | $50

In-Transition | $25

Member Table | $100

Non-Member Table | $300

Please contact Yvette Murray for Exhibitor Table information and registration.

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POLICIES

Registration Policy & No Walk-Ins
The “In Transition” rate is available for first-time attendees seeking employment. If you are still searching for employment after the first BioBreakfast and wish to continue attending, we offer you a discounted rate of $25 to attend. The “Non-Member” rate is in place for those who very occasionally attend our events (no more than two events) or for those who are evaluating whether or not to join Delaware Bio. This is not intended for individuals who attend every event in a series. If you fall into this category, we would ask that you join the organization. Information about membership can be found by contacting us at [email protected]. Please note that Delaware Bio is a member-supported organization, preference is given to our members.  If an event becomes sold out and you are registered as a non-member, we reserve the right to cancel your registration and refund your payment.  If you are retired and wish to attend the BioBreakfast, we ask that you join the organization as a member, at our new, discounted retired membership level. Please register with your company email address (if applicable). To respect the security of our event host, we will not allow walk-ins for this event. Please register in advance, as it may fill up quickly. Thank you!

Display Tables
A limited number of display tables are available at this event. Requests for tables are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis, with preference to Delaware Bio Members. If you are interested in a table, please contact Yvette Murray at [email protected]. Cost: $100 for Members, $300 for Non-Members.

Refund Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing, via email to Yvette Murray at [email protected], more than one (1) week prior to the event to receive a refund minus 25% for registration/administrative costs. If the cancellation is made within one week of the event or the attendee is a no-show, Delaware Bio will not issue a refund. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Yvette Murray at [email protected].

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