A few years ago, Fuentek released a paper about best practices about setting up effective internship programs for technology transfer offices (TTOs), particularly at universities. As I noted in my blog post about starting a program for TTO interns, a key recommendation … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a two-post series examining the best practices Fuentek has captured by utilizing an IP asset management (IPAM) database to support intellectual property (IP) marketing and technology commercialization initiatives. As I noted in … Continue reading

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Fuentek White Paper How’d We Do?: Establishing Useful Technology Transfer Metrics This white paper provides research-based recommendations for measuring performance and success of tech transfer programs in government, academic, and corporate institutions. It is available for download free from the … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a two-post series examining the best practices Fuentek has captured by utilizing an IP asset management (IPAM) database to support intellectual property (IP) marketing and commercialization initiatives. Since 2001, Fuentek has relied … Continue reading

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: You have to be patient when it comes to technology licensing—especially if you’re talking about commercialization of an innovation for medical use. Yesterday, in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASA’s … Continue reading

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As any parent knows, it can be a challenge for young children to sit still during an eye exam, let alone respond to a series of questions about what they are seeing. In the case of infants and pre-verbal children, … Continue reading

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I recently had an opportunity to speak to the Raleigh, NC chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization about social media and how to leverage it for business. This astute group of women included owners of businesses ranging from environmental services … Continue reading

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LinkedIn is a great tool for finding a job, but it’s also valuable for intellectual property (IP) marketing, generating potential licensing leads. Here’s how I get the most out of LinkedIn for technology transfer marketing. When I am looking for … Continue reading

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Editor’s note: This is the last in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Metrics are one of the most challenging aspects of licensing that any technology transfer office (TTO) faces when pursuing commercialization … Continue reading

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Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a six-post series on how Fuentek views technology licensing through a new PRISM. Many people cite Winston Churchill as saying that “Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” But there is a key … Continue reading

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