TECH TRANSFER CONSULTANCY
Strategize carefully when it comes to technology marketing Know When to Increase Your Technology Marketing Push Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

A common mistake in IP marketing is spending too much too soon on splashy materials with questionable impact. Knowing when to push and when to hold back requires looking at the market, understanding how the technology fits into it, and being realistic about the opportunities. Case in point: Fuentek’s client Kolon.

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The 2018 AUTM Central Region Meeting will be held in Minneapolis. Universities’ Unique IP Issues: Challenges for Technology Transfer Offices Danielle McCulloch Danielle McCulloch

Summer is a great time of year to be in Minneapolis. (I used to row under that bridge!) And it’s particularly nice when I also get to participate in a session at the AUTM Central Region Meeting. The session—Ownership in the University Setting: Do You Own What You Think You Own?—will discuss the often complex intellectual property (IP) issues that occur in the university setting.

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(l to r) Dr. Nichole Mercier of Washington University in St. Louis, René Meadors of Georgia Tech Research Corp., and Fuentek's Laura Schoppe discuss IP portfolio prioritization. Prioritizing Your IP Portfolio: A Tech Transfer Webinar Presented by AUTM Nancy Pekar Nancy Pekar

Learn best practices in getting the intellectual property (IP) portfolio under control at a webinar offered by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)®. Streaming live on June 6, 2018, Prioritizing Your IP Portfolio provides a where-to-start strategy for optimizing and prioritizing the IP portfolio. The presenters are René Meadors, Dr. Nichole Mercier, and Fuentek’s Laura Schoppe.

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Kolon's Colorless Polyimide technology won the Display Component of the Year Award for 2018 from the Society for Information Display Award Win, New Products for Kolon’s Colorless Polyimide: A Case Study in Targeting the Right Market Laura Schoppe Laura Schoppe

We at Fuentek are thrilled to share some exciting news for one of our clients. Kolon Industries will receive the Display Component of the Year Award for its Colorless Polyimide (CPI™) film. And later this year, Kolon’s cutting-edge material will be in the pockets of everyone with the Samsung Galaxy X—the only phone in the world with a foldable display.

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(left to right) Danielle McCulloch of Fuentek, Todd Sherer of Emory University, Pauline Callinan of MedImmune, and Brian Kraft of Washington State University. Using Sponsored Research to Bridge the Licensing Gap: Insights from AUTM Panel Danielle McCulloch Danielle McCulloch

Every university technology licensing officer dreads that moment when a company has expressed interest in a piece of intellectual property (IP)… but doesn’t want to sign a license. Fuentek has found that industry-sponsored research can be a useful tool to get things “unstuck” in these situations. We moderated a session at the AUTM annual meeting that provided insights on this approach from two universities and a pharmaceutical company.

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Fuentek's Becky Stoughton (front) with panelists (left to right) WARF's Justin Anderson, NIH's Steven Ferguson, and MIT's Lesley Millar-Nicholson Bringing Tech Transfer into the Classroom Curriculum: Insights from AUTM Panel Rebecca Stoughton Rebecca Stoughton

At a growing number of universities, technology transfer offices (TTOs) are being asked to educate students about protecting IP, evaluating a technology’s market potential, licensing, and so forth. Making classroom connections has several benefits for the TTO. Read about AUTM panelists’ efforts as well as university training offerings for current and future tech transfer professionals.

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