Hiring a Licensing Associate: Selecting the Best Candidate

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August 22 / 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
08/22/18 12:00 PM 08/22/18 1:30 PM America/New_York Hiring a Licensing Associate: Selecting the Best Candidate United States

Licensing associates are on the front lines of tech transfer office operations: They work directly with faculty members, negotiate deal terms with industry counterparts, coordinate patent prosecution strategies, market technologies, educate and manage expectations, and so much more. A successful licensing associate must be able to shift gears rapidly and move nimbly from one topic and task to another. This webinar will examine the qualities that factor into the decision to hire a licensing associate, with a focus on both the essential "hard" qualifications that are a prerequisite for success, as well as the "soft skills" that are fundamentally just as important when selecting the right person for this challenging role.