Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic and North Atlantic

October 24, 2017 Seminar Materials

On October 19, 2017, Verrill Dana hosted a full day seminar exploring business opportunities in the Arctic. Presentation slides shared at this seminar are available below. Click on the name of a presenter to download PDF versions of the slide decks.

Welcome

Transportation & Logistics

Learn how goods move through the Arctic and North Atlantic, and Maine's growing importance as a jumping off point for goods bound for Greenland, Iceland, and Northern Europe.

Business Support & Grants

Don't go it alone. Help is available in the form of grants, loans, and matchmaking services, which will help you find business partners in the markets you target.

Investment & Finance

If you recognize opportunities in the region, you are not alone. Learn about what segments of the economy are exciting to professional investors and hear the perspective of the local commercial banking community.

Keynote Address: Arctic Development from the Greenland Perspective

Economic Landscapes

Technology, Research, & Citizen Science – It's happening now. Governments and other institutions are investing in technology to define the future of the Arctic. The public wants to get involved too.

Firm Highlights

Blog

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Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Event

IFOB “How-To”: Diversity and Inclusion Program

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Publication/Podcast

Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?

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Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Publication/Podcast

Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

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Event

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News

Maine's Evolving Economy and the Future of Remote Work

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Blog

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News

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