In today’s competitive market, protecting your software intellectual property (IP) is essential for maintaining your competitive edge. Join us as we discuss effective strategies for building a fortress around your software IP, including defensive patenting, trade secret protection, branding, and other proactive enforcement measures. Whether you’re a software developer or a business owner utilizing technology, learn how to fortify your IP assets against threats and challenges. Hear firsthand about their inspiring journeys in being technology disrupters and how they navigate development, fundraising, marketing and other business challenges. This interactive presentation brings together 3 successful companies who are living it!

Presented by the Entrepreneurial Strategy Series and Gearhart Law.



  • Networking (11:30 am – 12 pm EDT)
  • Presentation (12 pm – 1:15 pm EDT)


Nathan Gampel, Founder and CEO of Transformation Insights: Nathan is the inventor of Transformation Sciences & Cybernetics and the author of three patents and three books. He has over 20 years of experience in Big 4, Fortune 500, and private equity. He holds an MBA from Rutgers University and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. Read more at:

Stefania Di Bartolomeo, Founder and CEO of Physis: Stefania founded Physis with the vision to disrupt the financial industry and empower investors to make an impact through their investments. As CEO, Stefania has developed Physis from an idea to an award-winning AI fintech company. Today, Physis serves clients globally, helping investment managers advance their sustainable investments.

Before starting Physis, Stefania was a skilled portfolio manager with extensive global experience. She previously worked at Sella SGR as the youngest impact investing fund manager in Europe for a multi-asset global allocation fund, which grew from $16M to $100M in assets in just two years. Stefania was the first fund manager to provide a methodology for impact reporting, and she reached over 6,000 individual investors with this report. She has advised institutional investors with $90 billion in assets on sustainable portfolio implementation. Stefania has published two books on sustainable finance, and she is a guest lecturer on sustainable investing at universities around the world, including Harvard. Read more at:

Oded Omer, Founder and CEO of Wasteless: A technology entrepreneur with 23 years of experience in high-tech start-ups. Prior to his CEO role at Wasteless, Oded held the CTO role at Weissbeerger, a successful big data/IOT company acquired by AbInbev. Oded has a proven track record in building technology from idea-ing to maturity and scale-up. Oded has submitted 64 technological patents during his career and maintains many of them. Columbia University. Read more at:

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This event is sponsored by Gearhart Law, a full service Intellectual Property firm specializing in Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law domestically and globally. We serve inventors, entrepreneurs, and established businesses. We can help you strategize and build your IP portfolio based on your business needs. Call us for a free consultation at 908-273-0700 or contact us through: