AUTM TTP Manual, 3rd Edition, Volume Three

Volume Three: Managing the Invention Disclosure, Review and Protection Processes covers the nuts and bolts of technology transfer – everything from the definition of intellectual property to determining who should be listed on the patent claim.

Members can download the full volume here. 

View and print the chapters individually by clicking on the titles below.

AUTM members can also download examples of invention disclosure forms and agreements, as well as policies, on the Technology Transfer Resources page.
 

Engaging the Innovator

Inventor Relations Are Complicated! Developing and Maintaining Good Inventor Relationships Is Key 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Kathy Ku, MS
The Southern Paradigm: Communications around the Production of Invention Disclosures
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Odd Bres, PhD, Fred Munson, and Garold G. Breit
How to Protect Intellectual Property and Still Publish 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Jane Massey Licata, PhD, JD

Soliciting and Managing Innovation Disclosures

Ownership of University Inventions in the United States
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)

Allen E. White, PhD, JD

 

 

 

Innovation Disclosure
(exerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Page Heller
Patentable Inventions Versus Unpatentable: How to Assess and Decide
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Rodney L. Sparks, JD, PhD
Determining Inventorship
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
John S. Roberts, PhD, MBA
Issues in Identifying Contributors to Inventions under U.S. Law 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
J. Peter Fasse and Erin Kaiser
How to Identify Owners in the United States 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Sherry L. Murphy, JD, and Kenneth D. Sibley, JD
Identifying and Managing Joint Inventions
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Jeanine Burmania, MS
Managing Joint Authorship and Joint Ownership of Copyrighted Works
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Peter B. Stewart Jr., JD, and Richard E. Jenkins, JD
Invention Management in a Major Japanese University and its Implications for Innovation 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Robert Kneller, JD, MD, MPH
The Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights and the Collaboration between Universities and Industry in Japan
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Hideho Tanaka, PhD, and Chikako Saotome, PhD
Understanding and Applying the CREATE Act in Collaborations
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Liza S. Vertinsky, JD, PhD

Identifying and Assessing Intellectual Property

Definitions of Intellectual Property
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Mark B. Wilson, JD

Five Strategies for Crafting Claims in U.S. Patent Applications
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

George McGuire, JD
Attorney's View on How to Select and Work with Patent Counsel
(
excerpt) (full chapter - members only)

 
Michael L. Goldman, JD
Working with Outside Counsel: Selection, Engagement, Maintenance, and Termination
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Ray Wheatley
Crafting Claims in the Life Sciences for an International Application 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
David S. Resnick, JD, Candace Summerford, PhD, and Ronald Eisenstein, JD
Introduction to Patent Portfolio Building and Management 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Stephanie Whitehorse
Validity and Invalidity of Patent Claims
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Mary L. Miller, PhD, JD, and Richard P. Vitek, JD
Soliciting and Managing Copyright Inventions and Copyright Licensing: Part 1 Creative Works
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Giovanni Tata, PhD

Soliciting and Managing Copyright Inventions and Copyright Licensing: Part 2
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)

 

Carl Johnson and Sean J. Holder

Software Licensing
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Doug Hockstad
But that Author Moved to a Monastery: Proactively Managing Intellectual Property to Enhance Choice for Distribution in Academic Technology Transfer 
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Dana Bostrom

Open Source Software Licensing
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Edward Kelly, JD

Sui Generis: A Unique Form of Intellectual Property Governing Compilations of Data
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Bruce Goldstein, JD
Licensing Plant Varieties Developed at Universities
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
William T. Tucker, PhD, MBA
Protection of New Plants and New Plant Technologies in Canada and the United States
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 
Dan Polonenko, PhD

The Uniform Biological Material Transfer Agreement: Origin and Evolution
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Joyce Brinton
The Effects of Patent Agreements on Small-Entity Status
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Paul C. Craane, JD

Relinquishing Intellectual Property Rights

Suggested Guidelines for Releasing Intellectual Property Rights to Faculty Inventors
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)
 

Scott Elmer and Christopher D. McKinney, DA, MBA, CLP

Intellectual Property and Related Rights: Issues when a Researcher Moves to another Organization
(excerpt) (full chapter - members only)

Gail Norris, JD