IP Pragmatics Training (10-11 October 2013)
IP Pragmatics Training: “Maximizing Impact: Identifying & Commercializing Intellectual Property. An overview of managing university IP and its commercialisation”
Governments and companies are increasingly realising the importance of that Universities play in driving innovation and economic development by providing society and industry with new vital ideas and research. Commercialisation of universities intellectual property through interactions with business (notably licensing, contract research, collaborative research and consultancy) or through creation of new ventures (spin-out companies) can allow companies and economies to benefit from increased productivity and competitiveness. Although the management of intellectual property has being a well established profession across EU, US and a number of other territories, this is a relatively new endeavour in Turkish universities, including Bogazici university.
The effective and efficient management of a universities intellectual property is a multi-faceted problem where technology transfer professionals have to integrate the key inputs of the technology, the market opportunity and the intellectual property landscape with the needs of the academics, the university and with business.
This introductory course aims to provide technology transfer professionals with an overview of the following key aspects of commercialising IP:
- Identifying and managing invention disclosures
- IP landscaping and freedom to operate analysis
- Commercialization strategies
- Proof of concept funding and technology development
- Managing a license agreement, royalty distributions, etc.
- How to form a spinout
The course is being run by highly experienced technology transfer practitioner from IP Pragmatics Limited.
Date: 10-11 October 2013
Place: Vedat Yerlici Conference Hall