In a must-attend series of webinars offered at no cost, entrepreneurs and owners of emerging life sciences companies will learn how to craft the cost-efficient legal strategies required to start, develop and maximize the value of their businesses.
CHI presents The Blueprint™ in collaboration with Duane Morris, a global law firm focused on the emerging life sciences space. The Blueprint™ provides a step-by-step guide to establishing and financing your business; obtaining, protecting and partnering your intellectual property; dealing with FDA regulations; maintaining effective employment practices; recognizing and minimizing risk; and ensuring continued success once on the market.
This week’s topic: Products Liability & Risk Management presented by Patty Hollenbeck of Duane Morris.
About the Presenter
Patricia P. Hollenbeck is an experienced trial lawyer who represents clients in a broad range of matters before state and federal courts, as well as arbitration forums. Ms. Hollenbeck’s practice focuses primarily on business litigation in a number of sectors including franchise, product manufacturing, technology and financial services. Her experience, as well as her ability to effectively manage and staff cases, has led to her retention by companies across a broad variety of industries. Ms. Hollenbeck’s trial practice includes the following subject matters: trademark, copyright, trade dress, unfair competition, class actions, consumer lending litigation, technology and software licensing, products liability, UCC, and education. She has been involved in numerous trials in state and federal courts in front of both juries and judges. She has also arbitrated in excess of fifty cases before a number of arbitral forums, including the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Hollenbeck is a tenacious advocate for her clients, who prides herself on her strategic decision-making. Her clients routinely compliment her for her sensitive and detailed “front end” analysis of risk and expense as compared to expected outcome. Ms. Hollenbeck is admitted to practice in California and Colorado.
Ms. Hollenbeck is a member of the board of the Lawyers Club, chair of the Judicial Endorsements Committee, co-chair of the Membership Committee and co-chair of the Annual Golf Tournament, which benefits the Fund for Justice. She is immediate past chair of the Civil Litigation Section for the San Diego County Bar Association. In 2010, Ms. Hollenbeck was appointed to a three-year term on the State Bar of California Franchise Law Committee (Vice-Chair, Membership, 2011). She also serves on the steering committee of the Duane Morris Women’s Initiative.
Ms. Hollenbeck is the author of “Treatment of Spoliation of Evidence Issues and Excessive Verdict and Punitive Damage Issues in California,” published in the American Law Firm Compendium, “Legal Malpractice: The Ever Darkening Cloud of Lawyer Liability,” which was published in the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report, and “Networking Strategies; Having Fun With Networking,” San Diego Lawyer, The Journal of the San Diego County Bar Association, May/June 2011.
A member of the State Bar of California and of the American, Colorado and San Diego County bar associations, Ms. Hollenbeck is a 1984 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law and a graduate of Stanford University.
About the Blueprint:
The Blueprint™ will unfold as a series of 12 webinars, to be held on alternate Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Pacific time). Take advantage of this unique opportunity to leverage your concept, whether in biotech, pharma, medical devices, diagnostics, wireless health, informatics or other areas.