Pictured (L to R): Austin Sedaghatpour (Consulate General of Israel to New England); Carrie Webb Olson (Day Pitney); Dan Trajman (New England Israel Business Counsel); and David Waizer (Day Pitney).
On October 26, Day Pitney LLP hosted a program on entrepreneurship and innovation with the Consulate General of Israel to New England and the New England Israel Business Council at the firm's Boston office. The program was attended by approximately twenty students from Brown University with various backgrounds and majors, all of whom have some focus on entrepreneurship. Day Pitney partner David Waizer, who leads the firm's Startup Initiative, Day Pitney Launch, welcomed the guests and provided insights into working with the Consulate and startups. Dan Trajman, President and CEO of the New England Israel Business Counsel, spoke about the history of the Israeli high-tech industry, existing opportunities for business and its impact on the Massachusetts economy. Carrie Webb Olson, partner and chair of Day Pitney's Trademark Copyright and Advertising practice group, closed the event with an overview of the intellectual property landscape and how it is connected to Israel.
Brian Fischer spoke on "Defining Success from a Legal Perspective – How to Best Structure the Transaction to Meet the Owner's Objectives while Providing Significant Legal Protection," at an Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) Hartford program.
On November 13, Day Pitney LLP and FH+H, PLLC, along with PDB FutureCom International, hosted an invitation-only program, "Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) & America's Critical Energy & Transportation Infrastructure," held at the new International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
Day Pitney LLP, together with the State of Israel and PDB FutureCom International, hosted a unique, invitation-only Startup Program for early-stage cybersecurity and analytics investors at the Cornell Club of New York.
David Waizer gave a presentation, "Select Legal Issues for Startups," at the Rutgers Business School Collaborative for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (CTEC).
On Thursday, May 18, Rick Harris moderated a panel, entitled "Scale-Ups up in Connecticut: Jump Starting Growth," which was put together by the MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut and by the CEO of JANUS Associates, Inc., an early Connecticut Innovations portfolio company.
Daniel Gottfried, chair of Day Pitney's International Transactions practice was quoted in an article, "Who Can You Trust in the Cryptocurrency Economy?," published by the Robb Report.
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Day Pitney partners Michael Furey and David Waizer were recognized in the inaugural NJBIZ Vanguard Series: Leaders in the Law.
Dan Gottfried spoke on a panel, "The Qualified Business Income Deduction for Real Estate Investors and Professionals," at the 31st Annual Real Property, Trust and Estate (RPTE) National CLE Conference, presented by the American Bar Association and held in Boston, MA.