Tag Archives: Low Cost/Free Services

Crowdsourcing: Move Beyond the Buzz, Consider the Costs

If you monitor the blogosphere like Fuentek does, you undoubtedly have heard about  “crowdsourcing.” The term can take several forms but, in the tech transfer realm, crowdsourcing refers to Web-based systems where organizations with a technical need (seekers) can post … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eyes Wide Open When Offered a “Free” Service

As I monitor the technology transfer profession via industry newsletters and blogs, a frequently recurring theme is technology transfer offices seeking to keep their costs down by making use of “free” sources of service. It might be internship programs at … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Intellectual Property Listing Sites

At least a dozen intellectual property (IP) listing Web sites exist today. Effective placement of your IP on these Web sites can yield low-cost leads for your technology commercialization program. Nonprofits can especially benefit from these sites, as participation is … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of No-Cost License Revenue-Sharing Patent Marketing and Brokerage Services

This white paper provides guidance for federal agencies considering various venues for “passively” marketing their technologies. Continue reading

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