WHAT IS COVERED: Soody Tronson (STLGIP.com) sessions will cover intellectual property considerations: patents, trademarks, licensing, and commercialization matters.
LOCATION: For the convenience of SFMade's clients, Soody Tronson will meet with you at a satellite office in SF instead of her Peninsula office:
Javid Rubens LLP
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA 94104
Soody Tronson is the founder and principal at STLG_IP, a boutique intellectual property firm located in Silicon Valley. The firm counsels domestic and international entrepreneurs and investors, as well as early stage and larger more established companies, in intellectual property matters (patent and transactional) in a wide range of industries including life sciences, software and business methods, medical devices and diagnostics, high technology, and consumer products. Soody is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience combining law, science, engineering, and business management in start-ups and established environments. Based on the range of her experience, having worked in technical as well as business management positions prior to practicing law, and having founded several companies of her own, she is well accustomed to challenges facing emerging as well as mature companies. Soody is actively involved in educational and non-profit organizations and is on the board of several organizations. Soody instructs courses in IP and licensing at the University of California and is a mentor with several entrepreneurship-focused courses/programs including Stanford University. She is a speaker at legal forums and domestic and international events, and volunteers and donates her services at local non-profit organizations. She is also an inventor on patent applications and issued patents. Soody holds a J.D. and M.S., and is licensed to practice before the State of California and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.