Our firm is honored to be the presenting sponsor of the third annual TechAmerica Texas Legends Award to Jim Von Ehr, a giant in his field and a substantial contributor to the development of technology in the state of Texas.
Dallas, TX (Vocus) August 25, 2009
Scott & Scott, LLP will present the 2009 Texas Legends Award to James R. Von Ehr II, Founder of Zyvex Corporation, and currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zyvex Instruments and Zyvex Labs.
Robert J. Scott, managing partner of Scott & Scott, LLP, said "Our firm is honored to be the presenting sponsor of the third annual TechAmerica Texas Legends Award to Jim Von Ehr, a giant in his field and a substantial contributor to the development of technology in the state of Texas."
Jim, contributing author of "Commercializing Micro-Nanotechnology Products", is the holder of seven patents and many awards. His commitment to nanotechnology is evidenced by his personal contribution of $3.5 million to establish The University of Texas at Dallas NanoTech Institute. He has also endowed the James Von Ehr distinguished Chair of Science and Technology at the University of Texas at Dallas. He founded the Texas Nanotechnology Initiative and introduced the James Von Ehr Scholars Program at Michigan State University.
He was awarded Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Pioneering in 2003. The award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of the world's great entrepreneurs and increases public awareness of the benefits these innovators provide to our society.
Scott says:" We are fortunate to have technology leaders in Texas like Jim who continue to contribute to Texas' reputation and growth as a technology center."
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, which is the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. The organization has approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy.
Scott & Scott, LLP is a business and technology law firm in Dallas with a global practice representing clients on issues where technology, media and the law intersect. The firm's practice area focus is on software, security and privacy, intellectual property, licensing transactions, and litigation. Clients range from multi-national corporations to local mid-market businesses spanning many industries, including financial institutions, software and technology companies, architectural firms, engineering firms, retail and real estate companies.
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