Arent Fox Named Strategic Affiliate for 2012 Mobile Health (mHealth) Summit; Slated to Provide “Office Hours” for Startups
Attorneys and other professionals from Arent Fox LLP’s Food and Drug, Government Relations, Corporate, Health Care, Intellectual Property, and Telecommunications practices will meet with innovative startup companies to answer questions during special “office hours” at the 4th annual mHealth Summit. Arent Fox has been named a strategic affiliate of the 2012 mHealth Summit in recognition of its unique experience in the most important areas of practice for the rapidly emerging mHealth market.
During the three-day conference being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center outside of Washington, DC from December 3-5, Arent Fox professionals will meet with as many innovators as possible during specified “office hours” at the Gaylord to discuss regulation by various federal agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, and Federal Communications Commission.
The 4th annual mHealth Summit aims to bring together over 5,000 leaders from government, business, academia, and the mHealth industry to promote a collaborative use of wireless technology that is designed to improve health service. The forum will provide an overview on the latest business, finance, policy, and technical issues, while establishing a dialogue to identify and accelerate cross-cutting value chains and sustainable mHealth business models.
Among the Arent Fox lawyers scheduled to be on hand during the office hours are Food and Drug practice leader Wayne H. Matelski and partner James R. Ravitz; Health Care partners Lowell C. Brown, Larri A. Short, Thomas E. Jeffry Jr., and Jill A. Steinberg, and senior health care advisor Edward J. Dougherty; Intellectual Property – Patent practice leader Wilburn L. Chesser and associate Maulin Patel; Telecommunications practice leader Ross A. Buntrock, partner Alan G. Fishel, and associate David Carter; Corporate partner Jeff Jordan and associate Kelli Scheid. In addition, Mr. Ravitz will serve on a panel titled Policy & Regulatory Environments: A Mobile Perspective.
To attend the conference, fill out the registration form found here. Enter code AF12 at the end of the registration process and receive $50 off your full access pass. Once registered, entrepreneurs may request an office hour by completing the form here. The deadline to request office hours is November 9.