Posts Tagged: association of university technology managers


Does University Patent Licensing Pay Off?

Patent licensing or creating new companies is not a get rich quick path for schools despite the occasional blockbuster invention or Google spin-out. Indeed, enriching universities is …
By Joseph Allen
5 years ago 3

Patent Haters Take Notice! University Innovation Fuels Robust Economic Activity

But how could Universities ever be characterized as non-practicing entities in the first place? If we are going to be intellectually honest there is no way you …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 5

Intellectual Dishonesty About Bayh-Dole Consequences

Prior to the enactment of Bayh-Dole 0 drugs were commercialized from underlying university research. Since Bayh-Dole became law 153 new drugs, vaccines, or new uses for existing drugs are …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 7

Chief Judge Rader on the Supreme Court and Judge Posner

Rader: "I come from the commercial law area where to tell the CEO that “well I’m going to have to balance several factors and ask three …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 14

Controlling Patent Costs and How to Say No: Lessons from AUTM 2013

At inovia we often speak to universities about the challenges that they face when it comes to international patenting filing. Many of our university clients face budget …
By Cara DiSisto
6 years ago 0

Chief Judge Rader Speaks Out About Patent Litigation Abuse

Chief Judge Rader: "The patent system has a narrow focus. It is not a consumer affairs program. It is not a manufacturers guarantee compliance program. It’s …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 23

Talking Tech Transfer with Todd Sherer, AUTM President, Part II

Todd Sherer: "And what we’re seeing, what the AUTM survey is showing, is that patent budgets are going down. And that’s of concern to me, …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Tech Transfer: A Conversation with AUTM President Todd Sherer

Todd Sherer, Ph.D. is the director of technology transfer at Emory University, and is also currently President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). Recently …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

University Tech Licensing Has Substantial Impact on Economy

In the case of product sales, 58 institutions (31 percent of the 186 respondents) reported that 2,821 of their licenses paid $662 million in running royalties based on $37 billion in product sales, …
By AUTM
6 years ago 1

Bayh-Dole Supporting Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ongoing efforts to support student entrepreneurship and/or invention on campus included a variety of programs: 84% of schools have entrepreneurship classes, bootcamps or other similar programs; 72% have …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

AUTM Meeting: Cost-Effective International Patenting Strategies

The university panelists then discussed IP portfolio strategy and their recommendations for evaluating international patenting, as well as their tips for keeping costs down. Susanne Hollinger advised …
By Cara DiSisto
7 years ago 0

USPTO and AUTM Announce Joint Patent Examiners Training Initiative

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) announced on Friday, March 15, 2012, the launch of the USPTO/AUTM Patent …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

University/Industry Partnerships Work: Don’t Kill the Golden Goose

If universities were run like businesses, they would not perform basic research designed to push forward the frontiers of learning. Indeed, industry has largely abandoned such research …
By Robin Rasor
7 years ago 23

Remembering Norman Latker: The Passing of a Friend

If you're in the profession of technology transfer, you just lost a close friend. Whether you knew him or not, you are a beneficiary of Norman J. …
By Joseph Allen
8 years ago 0

AUTM Survey: University Licensing Strong Despite Economy

During fiscal year 2009, 596 new companies were formed as a result of university research, which is one more than the 595 formed in 2008 and 41 more than the 555 formed in 2007. …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 2

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