Works with team members to draft, negotiate, execute, and manage intellectual property licenses and other agreements, such as confidentiality, interinstitutional and material transfer agreements.
Works with faculty and industry partners to develop collaborative research programs.
Screens inventions for commercialization potential; evaluates and decides which inventions and software to pursue.
Collaborates with other members of the team to manage patent prosecution, particularly regarding commercial aspects of inventions.
Collaborates with other members of the team to develop and execute marketing plans for inventions and software.
Develops intellectual portfolio patenting, licensing, and commercialization activities. Interprets patent issues and reviews patent prosecution for selected inventions.
Uses depth and breadth of knowledge to promote the mission and business of the department through developing strong relationships with inventors, legal counsel, prospective and actual licensees, and colleagues.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in a scientific discipline.
Working knowledge with technology transfer and commercialization, including internship or fellowship programs, in a university or industry setting.
Build rapport and credibility with academic and research faculty members.
Knowledge of intellectual property.
Excellent analytical and computational skills.
Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills.
Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communications.
Attention to detail with clear understanding of how to prioritize workload appropriately.
Work well under pressure and manage multi-task projects.
Work independently with a high degree of initiative.
Work effectively within a team.
Proficiency with computers.
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