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Nanotechnology and Microtechnology

Nanotechnology crosses the fields of biology, chemistry, physics and material science. The field has potential applications in electronics, medicine, communications, manufacturing, and beyond. Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has brought together a key group of lawyers from our corporate, intellectual property and patent, environmental science, and products liability practice groups to form a multidisciplinary Nanotechnology/Microtechnology Practice Group.

The formation of the Nanotechnology/Microtechnology Practice Group at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt follows formation of ONAMI -- an alliance among Oregon's three largest public universities, the Governor's office, the state's congressional delegation, legislature and industry that has targeted a key new area of economic opportunity for the Pacific Northwest.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is proud to be a founding sponsor of ONAMI - the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (www.onami.us) which leverages the complementary research strength of Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Portland State University, Pacific Northwest Laboratory and private sector players such as Hewlett-Packard, Intel Capital and FEI. This unique collaboration among industry, academe, federal and state government and the legal community will be helpful in building a new generation of companies based on strong technology and innovation.

As evidenced by our continued involvement in ONAMI and our support of clients having a broad range of legal needs, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is committed to providing a team of lawyers who possess multidisciplinary skill sets to assist the growing market and challenging issues facing the nanotechnology and microtechnology industry.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt's Nanotechnology and Microtechnology team is prepared to work with emerging businesses, universities and other research institutions, spin-out companies or large Fortune 500 corporations. We have the technology experience and knowledge to assist you with your legal needs.


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