june, 2016

6jun1:00 pm- 2:00 pmWould’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve - From Idea to Commercial Success!


Event Details

The Office of VP Research at St. Michael’s Hospital,

the Biomedical Zone and

the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology (iBEST)

invite you to:

Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve – From Idea to Commercial Success!

 Presenters: Eileen McMahon and Cheryl Reicin, Torys LLP (Toronto, New York)

Presenters will be available until 2:30pm for Q&A

 Learning Objectives:

  1. How, why and when to protect your idea.
  2. How to commercialize your idea-what are the options?
  3. Examples of ideas successfully commercialized (physicians, researchers, hospitals, etc.)

Takeaways:   In this workshop, you will learn:

  1. How does an “idea” differ from an “invention”?
  2. What is patentable?
  3. Why are patents valuable?
  4. What are the different options for commercializing an invention?
  5. What legal steps do I need to take with my co-inventors (incorporation? shareholders agreement? assignments? confidentiality agreements?)



(Monday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

209 Victoria Street, 5th Floor RM 511

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