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May 2
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


May 3
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


May 4
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!

James Schutz

Partner   |   LinkedIn

Jim counsels clients on the protection, licensing, and enforcement of intellectual property rights and has extensive experience in Patent litigation and prosecution. Jim also regularly counsels clients on technology development and licensing agreements, with an emphasis on software products, and participates in corporate deals requiring the analysis of intellectual property assets.

Jim represents clients in a variety of industries, including computer software and hardware, computer networks, wireless communication systems, telecommunications devices, semiconductor chips, medical devices, and industrial manufacturing machinery.

Jim is actively involved in the Atlanta Startup Community. He represents several startup companies, and has given lectures on various intellectual property topics to numerous organizations including Flashpoint, Startup Weekend, Startup Chicks, AUTM, IEEE, NASA's Langley Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine's Tech Talks and numerous student groups at Georgia Tech.

Gold Sponsors

Erick Kobres

Director, Applied Innovation at NCR   |   LinkedIn


KP Reddy

Interim General Manager of ATDC   |  

Mike Marian

Founder & CEO of   |   LinkedIn

Blake Patton

Managing Partner, TechSquare Ventures   |   LinkedIn

Andrea Young

Global Brand Director for the Glaceau Brands, Coca-Cola   |   LinkedIn

Silver Sponsors
Jen Bonnett
Maria Joyner
Dawn Law
Kiran Bindra
Michael Ames
Chris Schwartz

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