Gianna Arnold, Partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP
Gianna J. Arnold is a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP. Gianna is licensed before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and represents Fortune 500 corporations, start-up and growth companies, and universities in the development and management of patent, trademark and copyright portfolios, sponsored research, joint development, licensing and product development. She helps clients to identify, protect and manage their intellectual assets and to secure and enforce their intellectual property rights worldwide.
Gianna regularly prepares opinions on matters including patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to use. She also conducts intellectual property due diligence analysis in connection with mergers, acquisitions, licensing, private equity placements and public stock offerings.
Gianna counsels start-up and early-stage companies in regard to the protection of their intellectual assets and prepares corresponding agreements. She has first-hand knowledge and practice in the matters of entity formation, financing, and mergers and acquisitions, and regularly counsels start-up and early-stage companies in the protection of their intellectual assets.
Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Gianna was a principal at Miles & Stockbridge, where her practice included patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition law in business, intellectual property, licensing and litigation matters relating to life sciences.
She also has a scientific background that includes experience as an analytical chemist in the biochemical and environmental realms.
Tammira Lucas, CEO of The Business Dr. and Co-Founder of Moms and Entrepreneurs
Tammira Lucas is a Mompreneur who is quickly emerging as a trailblazer among professionals and a powerful voice for women teaching them business, balance, and babies. Tammira is the CEO of The Business Dr. Consulting Firm, Co-Founder of Moms As Entrepreneurs, author, speaker, philanthropist, and a professor.
Tammira was awarded the 2015 Small Business Innovator of the Year by Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce and has been featured on Forbes Top 10 Entrepreneurial Websites for Women, and 10 Best Career Sites for Women, The BOSS Network, and Jet Magazine. As a mom, wife, and entrepreneur Tammira loves to help women/moms jump hurdles to success while learning the art of balance, business, and babies. Tammira has also been recognized by 92Q as one of 2014 Baltimore’s Top 30 Under 30 and Baltimore’s Fab list.
Tammira realized early in life that helping others launch and grow their business was her passion. After obtaining two business degrees with honors, running her first successful small business and assisting many entrepreneurs in launching and expanding theirs she formed The Business Dr. The mission of The Business Dr. is to provide strategic marketing solutions to help business owners turn their challenges into profitable solutions.
Tammira Lucas has over 12 years of experience in the business industry. She has worked with small businesses such as the local corner store and online boutiques. She also helps colleges and universities to create solid profitable business models and implement strategic marketing strategies.
Tammira believes that with just a dream and a vision, that all mother’s and young girls can succeed as well.