AIJA: San Diego Seminar, November 8-10, 2018

SFMS is a proud sponsor of the San Diego Seminar ("Seminar") of the International Association of Young Lawyers ("AIJA"), titled Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Early Stages to the Evolution. The Seminar will take place on November 8-10, 2018, at the Westin Hotel located in the heart of downtown San Diego.

Specifically, the Seminar will address the following subjects:

1) entrepreneurship legal issues;

2) the key challenges in setting up new businesses, the use of intellectual property strategies to protect your new assets, and approaching investors;

3) negotiations between founders and investors; and

4) licensing strategies.

Chiharu Sekino, an Associate of SFMS, is on the Seminar Organizing Committee and will be moderating one of the discussions. To learn more about the Seminar, please click here. AIJA, which was established more than 50 years ago, is the only association designed by and dedicated to lawyers and in house counsel younger than the age of 45. Currently, AIJA has 3,000 members in 85 countries. AIJA provides a genuine and friendly networking platform for the next generation of big ticket lawyers in a qualitative scientific environment. More information about AIJA is available at