AUTM TTP Manual, 3rd Edition, Volume Two

Volume Two: Managing a Technology Transfer Office offers more than 20 chapters that explore topics such as the various TTO models, finding and keeping staff, managing equity, data and records management, and agreement monitoring.

View excerpts in PDF format from selected chapters by clicking on the titles below. Members can download the full volume here. To purchase Volume Two of the TTP Manual, 3rd Edition, visit AUTM's Marketplace.
 

Managing a Technology Transfer Office

A Philosophy of Licensing and Technology Transfer for Academic and Nonprofit Research Institutions 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Mark Crowell
Technology Transfer Office Models: An Introduction
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Catherine Innes
Technology Transfer Office as a Business Unit
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Christopher C. Capelli, MD
Managing Technology Transfer at a Large State Institution: The University of California at Los Angeles
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Andrew Neighbour, PhD
Managing a Medium-Sized Technology Transfer Office
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Bruce Wheaton, PhD
Avant-Garde Technology Transfer at a Midsize, Private University
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Michael Batalia, PhD
The University of Virginia Patent Foundation: A Midsized Technology Transfer Foundation Focused on Faculty Service, Operated Using a Deal-Based Business Model
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Robert S. MacWright, PhD, Esq.
The Technology Transfer Unit for the University of Washington: An Internal Technology Transfer Office at a Public Research University
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
James A. Severson, PhD
Managing Equity Obtained via Technology Licenses
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Gregory W. Hauth
Strategies for Managing Internal and External Constituencies
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
Patricia Weeks
 The Art and Science of Negotiation
 (excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
Jill Sorensen, Terence McElwee, Robert MacWright and Pamela Cox

Finding, Keeping and Nurturing Staff

Recruiting and Retention Strategies for Technology Managers
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Leah Nelson Guay, MBA
Professional Development and Advancement for Licensing Staff
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Nita Lovejoy
Administration of Large and Small Technology Transfer Offices
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Robin Rasor and Page Heller

Data and Records Management and Records Retention

Data Management
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Connie Cleary and Mike Bohlmann
Beyond Negotiations: Agreement Monitoring
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Mary M. Kleis
Avoiding the Avalanche: Records Management Techniques for Improving Workflow in Technology Transfer Offices
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
David R. Sadowski
Monitoring License Agreement Financial Compliance and Auditing
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Debora R. Stewart, CPA,  and Judy A. Byrd
Working with Patent Counsel and Managing the Patenting Process
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Stephen P. Auvil, MBA, and Wendy C. Martin, MBA
Electronic Management and Tracking
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Sandeep J. Agarwal
Record Retention for University Technology Transfer Offices
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Richard A. Brandon, JD, and Robert M. Gerstein, JD

Pertinent Policies

Institutional Technology Transfer Policies

(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)

  • Comprehensive Intellectual Property
  • Conflict of Interest Within Institutions (Faculty Consulting, Conflict of Commitment)
  • Copyright and Software
  • Equity
  • Faculty (Visiting Scientist and Sabbaticals, Entrepreneurial Leave, and Faculty Evaluation)
  • Material Transfer Agreements, Tangible Research, and Research Tools
  • Patent, Outside Counsel, Conflict of Interest with Counsel, Ownership Back to Inventors, and Royalty Sharing
  • Record Retention and Management
  • Sponsored Research
  • Startups
  • Trademark
Managing Student Intellectual Property Issues at Institutions of Higher Education: An AUTM Primer 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Abigail Barrow, PhD
La Royce Batchelor
Alex Breger, JD
Nathalie Duval-Couetil, PhD, MBA
Latanya Scott
Jeffrey Skinner, PhD, MBA, RTTP
Phyl Speser, JD, PhD, RTTP
and Phil Weilerstein

AUTM members can also download other examples of policies on the Technology Transfer Resources page.