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BioBreak on the Plaza

Thursday, December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm • Organized By Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute
4801 Main St., #1000, Kansas City, MO 64112


Join us for beautiful views of the Plaza holiday lights and hear from experts at Husch Blackwell regarding patents. Afterwards, stay for light appetizers, drinks and networking.

3:20 - 4:00pm - "To Patent, or not to Patent –– Navigating the Path Between Patents and Trade Secrets in Light of Our Ever Changing Laws"

4:05 - 4:45pm - Panel Discussion, Mary Kay O'Connor (Founder, PatientsVoices), Devon Rolf, Sr. (Counsel, Husch Blackwell) and additional panelists TBA

4:45 - 6:30pm - BioBreak Networking Reception

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4801 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64112
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