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Greetings! For those of you who have a serious (or even casual) interest in playing golf and are planning to come to Chicago for the 2017 AUTM Central Region Meeting (July 10-12), have we (once again) got a FUN opportunity for you: The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2017 AUTM Central Region Golf Event . And were letting you know about The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2017 AUTM Central Region Golf Event well in advance so you can arrange/make your travel plans so you dont miss out on this opportunity. Actually, The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2017 AUTM Central Region Golf Event will be a fairly casual, informal, and hopefully fun-filled way to play some golf, ...
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For those who are coming to the 2017 Central Region Meeting and would like to "relax" by playing some card or board games, have I got an idea for you! I'm planning to bring to Chicago several card games (e.g., Uno, Dominion, 7 Wonders: Duel, Thunderstone, Splendor, Race for the Galaxy, Eminent Domain, Castles of Burgundy-The Card Game, Bang!), as well as several board games (e.g., Blokus, Lords of Waterdeep, Ticket to Ride, Roll for the Galaxy, Settlers of Catan, Suburbia) that are easy to learn, generally play in 20-60 minutes, are fun (i.e. are not Monopoly or Risk), and go well with your favorite fruit of the vine (wine) or malt beverage (beer). For those ...
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The word passive gets a bad rap. Theres passive aggressive behavior. There are people who are passive and just let life happen to them. But theres nothing bad about the passive job seeker. As a matter of fact, its often the preference, heres why: Whats a Passive Job Seeker? First, lets define a passive job seeker. A passive job seeker is not actively looking for a job. Theyre gainfully employed in their field of choosing. They are excelling in their current position and focused on it, not looking for something else. They are also largely untouchable. They are not actively looking so they are missing all your job ads and posts. They are not on ...
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You are encouraged to celebrate the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Technology Transfer Professionals Day on Monday, December 12. This date is the 36 th anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act which dramatically expanded the profession and promoted the process by which basic research is transferred to companies for development and commercialization into products that benefit society. Reach out to your technology transfer office and get to know your technology transfer professionals while learning more about disclosing inventions, the licensing process, ways to partner and how you can participate and earn money. The day began last year at St. Jude ...
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Northwestern University is seeking an Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property on the Evanston campus to advance intellectual property efforts and collaboration opportunities. This position will manage, develop and maintain legal, regulatory, and compliance oversight of all intellectual property (IP) related needs including: advising clients on legal provisions IP related agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements and license agreements and IP provisions in agreements. The ideal candidate will hold a Juris Doctorate and have seven or more years experience in patent drafting and prosecution, patent opinion drafting and licensing/agreement work. ...
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Posting Category Healthcare - Other Interest Area Health Care - other Interest Category Research Sub Interest Research Country *United States State Pennsylvania City Philadelphia Requirements Bachelors Degree or higher, or commensurate work experience in lieu of degree Experience with contractual agreements including, confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements, clinical research organization agreements, consulting agreements, ...
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Dear all, I would like to request your assistance in helping us assessing the impact of the Prometheus and Myriad decisions of the US Supreme Court on your IP and licensing strategy with respect to the medical field , in particular diagnosis e.g. biomarkers. The Questionaire for which we provide the following link has been designed in order to collect the responses of the most relevant TTOs worldwide. Please complete it wherever you feel comfortable in providing data and sharing your experience. https://goo.gl/forms/3TyakNbrSUDAGcVe2 We hope to collect the response by the end of August. ...
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This is a post that first appeared on LinkedIn and probably best fits technology transfer professionals who are just starting out. However, making a name for yourself in this industry is incredibly important in landing your dream job. Let’s face it, technology commercialization is a close-knit niche. People tend to stay, and while they might work for different organizations, they seldom leave the field. We work with a lot of clients at prestigious universities, companies, and labs and they all want experience. But experience isn’t enough to stand out among other candidates. 5 Tips on How to Get Employers to Ask for You by Name Standing ...
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For those who are coming to the 2016 Central Region Meeting and would like to "relax" by playing some card or board games, have I got an idea for you! I'm planning to bring to Nashville several card games (e.g., Uno, Dominion, Thunderstone, Splendor, Star Realms, Eminent Domain, Innovation, Fluxx), as well as several board games (e.g., Blokus, Ticket to Ride, Roll for the Galaxy, Settlers of Catan, Suburbia) that are easy to learn, generally play in 20-60 minutes, are fun (i.e. are not Monopoly or Risk), and go well with your favorite fruit of the vine (wine) or malt beverage (beer). For those who are already "gamers," or are simply interested in having some ...
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Greetings! For those of you who have a serious (or even casual) interest in playing golf and are planning to come to Nashville for the 2016 AUTM Central Region Meeting (July 18-20), have we (once again) got a FUN opportunity for you: The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2016 AUTM Central Region Golf Event . And we’re letting you know about The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2016 AUTM Central Region Golf Event well in advance so you can arrange/make your travel plans so you don’t miss out on this opportunity. Actually, The Officially UNOFFICIAL 2016 AUTM Central Region Golf Event will be a fairly “casual,” “informal,” and hopefully “fun-filled” way to play ...
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We are proud to announce the business and intellectual assets of the Vortechs Group have been acquired by Tekcapital PLC, a global university technology and intellectual property services company located in Oxford, England. Glen Gardner, President and founder of Vortechs Group said, “We’re thrilled about the opportunities this affords the current and future clients of the Vortechs Group. As a division of Tekcapital we are better positioned to offer a greater depth of service outside of executive search. This relationship complements our dedication to providing the best executive recruiting solutions in the technology transfer industry and expands our ...
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Most of our clients don’t come to us first thing. Who wants to pay a recruiter, right? It’s so easy to find tech transfer talent. After a few months of exhaustive search and nothing to show for it, they call. I think for most of them there’s still a question in their mind – how are they going to find the right person? We couldn’t. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It’s not easy for technology transfer people or university HR departments to find top talent, but it is easy for us. We’ve spent years cultivating relationships with top people in the industry. Most of those folks aren’t looking, so the only way you can get to them is to have ...
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I wanted to share an idea on this blog that I found fascinating. Our neighbors to the north, the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce presented an innovative concept of mandatory entrepreneurial education in middle school. The video was inspired by Manitoba BOLD, a crowd-sourced effort to discover what citizens envision for the future of the community. A Bentley University survey of millennials found 66% wanted to have their own business someday and 37% wanted to work for themselves. Yet the Brookings Institute reports business start-up rates are much lower than in the 1980s. Why is that? More young people want to work for themselves and yet less of them ...
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Today is the last day of the AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting. There are still many opportunities to network and meet potential partners. Start your day by attending the Industry Innovation Roundtable Plenary and Awards Presentation, 9 – 11am, Seaport Ballroom – Level 2. Recommended classes for First Timers include: F3 Apps Across America Location: Harbor C – Level 2 F4 Free or Minimal Cost Tools and Strategies for In-house Patent Prosecution Searches Location: Harbor D – Level 2 F10 Partnering Without Borders: Accelerating Global Treatments to Patients Location: Cortez Hill – Level 3 G2 Beyond Alternative Dispute Resolution: Managing ...
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Good morning everyone! We hope everyone had a great first full day at the AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting and that you were able to attend the Keynote Address with David Butler or the Industry/ Academia Partnering sessions and reception. It’s great to see so many of you participating in the meeting. We have another great day planned for you today! The Exhibit Hall (Grand Hall B – D - Lobby Level) will be open from 8 am – 3:30pm, so be sure to check out (and thank) this year’s awesome exhibitors. At 9 am , the formal program for the day begins. We will kick off the Venture Forum (Harbor H, Level 2), which will feature both a Venture Capital Panel ...
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It’s Presidents’ Day! Who was the only president to receive a patent? Abraham Lincoln was the only president to receive a patent himself. Congressman Lincoln received Patent #6469 for "A Device for Buoying Vessels Over Shoals" on May 22, 1849. As you prepare for your day, remember to wear comfortable shoes, bring lots of business cards and a sweater! Plan to attend the Keynote Address, Plenary and Awards Presentation, 8 – 10am - Seaport Ballroom – Level 2. The Keynote Speaker is David Butler . The Keynote Address is a great place to network, since it typically draws a crowd. If your blood sugar levels are dropping, make sure to check out the Dessert ...
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We hope that you were able to attend the FIRST CLASS for First Timers event—the turnout was terrific and it was a great event. Keynote Address, Plenary Session and Awards Presentation (8 – 10am - Seaport Ballroom, Level 2) A special event kicks off the meeting Monday morning. Be sure to arrive early or you may miss it! And AUTM members will want to be on hand to cast their vote for the revised AUTM Bylaws. Then keynote speaker, David Butler, Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Coca-Cola Company, and author of Design to Grow: How Coca-Cola Learned to Combine Scale and Agility (and How You Can Too) will lead an insightful and ...
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San Diego here we come! Let’s have some fun! San Diego has some awesome sights, adventures and for you “foodies” tastes! Click on this link to discover all the great things to do, places to explore and local cuisine to enjoy. FIRST CLASS members be sure to include AUTM networking events in your plans—a great way to meet other members and relax after a “hard day of learning”! Feeling lucky? Test your luck and skill at the “tables” on Casino Night (additional fee) and turn your knowledge of obscure facts into a coveted trophy in the annual Trivia Contest. Like Craft Beer? Add the Craft Beer Tasting (additional fee) to your Wednesday calendar. ...
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Wondering what to attend at the AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting ? The schedule is filled with lots of great opportunities to learn, network and have some fun! Here are some FIRST CLASS suggestions. Check out the FREE Mini-courses — some require pre-registration so get on it! The “ Highlights & Networking Events ” section gives an overview of events not to be missed-the Career Development Forum and the Opening Reception are great starters ...
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Women Innovators Initiative Discussion @ AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting Studies show that women innovators are less likely to disclose inventions than men, less likely to patent and even less likely to engage in entrepreneurial activity (such as starting a company or serving on boards). There are several reasons for the gender gap in the innovation process and some interesting programs that have been created to tackle this issue. Please join Northwestern University's team for a kick-off meeting of discussions at AUTM's Annual meeting in San Diego this year. The informal discussions will include brainstorming about ideas on how ...
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