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Advanced Topic: Creating a Culture for Commercialization

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April 26 / 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM EDT
04/26/16 12:00 AM 04/26/16 12:00 AM America/New_York Advanced Topic: Creating a Culture for Commercialization This course examines the elements of an effective license and provides an overview of how to successfully negotiate a license agreement. Instructors will explore the differences in licensing processes between government- and contractor-operated federal laboratories. The course will include highly interactive mini- workshops and simulations, so be prepared to role-play in class. United States
Prerequisite
It is assumed that participants will understand the background, concepts, and processes of federal technology transfer. The FLC recommends having completed the FLC’s intermediate-level training curriculum, including recent courses such as ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl132]@ ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl133]@or ~1@BODYLINK[id=1512gpcurl134]@

Course Description
This course examines the elements of an effective license and provides an overview of how to successfully negotiate a license agreement. Instructors will explore the differences in licensing processes between government- and contractor-operated federal laboratories. The course will include highly interactive mini- workshops and simulations, so be prepared to role-play in class.

Topics
• Cultivating Commercialization
• Engaging Engineers & Scientists in Commercialization
• Engaging Partners and Collaborators

Course Materials
Attendees may pick up course materials onsite before the course begins. Materials may include:

• So what? who cares? why you? A Methodology to Find the Business Value of New Ideas, 2nd Edition (2015)

• Course book with instructor presentations.

Some course materials will also be available in a downloadable app for the meeting, and instructor presentations will also be made available online as part of the meeting proceedings.

Additional Course Information
A continuing education credit valued at 0.8 continuing education units (CEUs) is available through Montana State University. Students wishing to receive CEUs must register with Montana State University at ~1@BODYURL[id=1512gpcurl135]@ and pay a $25.00 application fee.

While this course is not designed for attorneys, continuing legal education (CLE) credit may be available at the discretion of your state bar. Attendees are responsible for coordinating their own applications for CLE credit. The FLC will provide documentation to support your application for credit upon request.