Upcoming AUTM Events

Anatomy of a License Agreement
Apr 23, 2015
If you work in technology transfer, you will need to understand license agreements. Whether you are an administrative professional, a licensing associate, or just interested in knowing more about “what’s under the hood” in intellectual property licenses, this webinar is for you! In this session, the experienced presenters will review key elements of a license agreement and share strategies for promoting cooperative negotiation and win-win outcomes. Register Today!

Marketing: The Value Proposition Is the Key!
May 13, 2015
This online workshop will explore how to identify and effectively communicate the value of marketing proposition. Learn how to differentiate between features, benefits and how to incorporate both clear and concise statements that will help you communicate more effectively with potential licensees.

Words of Wisdom for Negotiating Non-Standard Material Transfer Agreements
May 27, 2015
This webinar will provide an overview of the most heavily negotiated terms often found in industry-to-university material transfer agreements. Presenters will discuss expectation management, prolonged negotiations and how to overcome challenging MTAs as a barrier or delay to research.

Patenting 101
Jun 16, 2015
Register for this webinar and learn what to expect when receiving incoming industry material transfer agreements, as well as suggested approaches to successful negotiations of the terms. Presenters will give examples of effective solutions and alternatives for heavily-negotiated terms, and an overview of the US patenting process and what it takes to maintain a US patent once it has issued.

2015 Central Region Meeting
Jul 20, 2015

AUTM Successful Practices in Small Technology Transfer Offices
Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2015
The AUTM Small Office course is designed specifically for technology transfer professionals working in small offices. This course will be beneficial to those with an interest in starting a new technology transfer office or who already have an existing small office and would like to grow existing efforts dramatically.

2015 Eastern Region Meeting
Aug 31, 2015

AUTM Essentials Course
Oct 5 - Oct 7, 2015
The Essentials course brings individuals from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience to a common understanding of the fundamental goals and processes of academic technology transfer. The course builds skills and resources necessary to function effectively at evaluating inventions and negotiating license agreements.

Oct 5 - Oct 7, 2015
The TOOLS Course is designed for professionals responsible for the administration of a technology transfer office. The workshops provide a fundamental understanding of technology transfer and the patent and licensing processes. The critical issues of compliance and using iEdison will be explored, along with finding efficient ways to manage and utilize large volumes of information and data. The complexities of finance matters including budgeting, tracking expenses and managing the receipt and distribution of licensing revenue will also be examined.