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2018 FLC National Awards Ceremony

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) celebrated it's 2018 National Award winners on April 25 in Philadelphia, PA. The awards ceremony took place at the historic Loews Philadelphia Hotel as part of the 2018 FLC national meeting. A total of 30 awards were presented to...
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2018 FLC National Meeting - Return on Investment Initiative

The federal government invests approximately $150 billion annually in R&D, and approximately one-third of this is conducted directly at federal laboratories. Facing increased competition from around the globe and with China projected to surpass the U.S. in scientific investment, it is critical...
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FLC National Meeting - Water Technologies Panel

The Water Council (TWC) of Milwaukee, WI, is the "industry bridge organization" for the FLC's Water Technology Focus Area (TFA), and thus the bridge between federal laboratories and water-related industries. This session will feature a panel moderated by Karen Frost of TWC, and...
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Understanding Copyright

In this FLC video, learn about how copyrights protect the authorship of creative works and forms of expression. A copyright can grant ownership and give exclusive rights to the owner to decide how when how the work is used. Visit the U.S. Copyright Office website - https://www.copyright.gov/ Learn...
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Understanding Intellectual Property (IP)

In this FLC video, learn about Intellectual Property (IP) and how it refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Learn more about federal tech transfer by visiting the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)...
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Understanding Patents

In this FLC video, learn about patents and how they grant ownership rights to owners and inventors in order to protect creations from being used by others. Visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website for more information - https://www.uspto.gov/ Learn more about federal tech...
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Understanding Trade Secrets

In this FLC Video, learn about federal laboratories deal with trade secrets when partnering with businesses or individuals. For more information on how trade secrets are protected, visit https://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/uspto-videos/trade-secrets Learn more about federal tech transfer...