How Do Chemical Industry Leaders Innovate?

February 24, 2016
      Employ Technology Scouting and IP Management For many industries, innovation is a slow and costly process. This is especially true of capital-intensive verticals such as chemical manufacturing. Yet, innovation remains a top priority for corporate bosses in the chemical industry and a major... Read More

5 Tips for Successful Industrial Research Partnerships

October 29, 2015
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What’s Wrong with Sponsored Research Administration?

October 27, 2015
The SRA International Annual Meeting was a tremendous event for networking and education. I had the opportunity to speak at the SRA talks to discuss what’s wrong with sponsored research administration and what you need to address these challenges. The following blog summarizes my presentation. Read More

You’ve Probably Forgotten Your Best Innovation

August 05, 2015
  “You Need an Innovation Strategy” is the title of a recent article in the Harvard Business Review; it is also a statement of fact. An organization without one is, as author Gary Pisano notes, a “grab bag of much-touted best practices” that will only become successful through sheer luck. Pisano... Read More

Adios Paper, Streamline Document Approvals with DocuSign

April 07, 2015
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Ready for a leap forward in Tech Transfer

January 29, 2015
For more than 40 years, AUTM has provided essential education for technology transfer professionals around the world. The annual AUTM event continues to serve as the single most important meeting place for industry leaders, investors, and academic research professionals. Read More

Tesla, Patents, and Open Innovation -- Oh My!

July 11, 2014
Few people can start a buzz quite like Elon Musk.  Even his cars get people to stop and stare as they drive down the street.  Me? I actually offered a guy at my gym money if he’d let me drive his Model S around the block.  (He declined. Turns out if you spend $70,000 on a car, you’re not willing to... Read More

Who Owns that Patent? 3 Ways to Avoid 30 Years of Disputes.

April 16, 2013
Pfizer and the NIH have taken sides on who owns background intellectual property (IP) rights to the blockbuster arthritis drug Xeljanz. Its undisputed that Pfizer invested over $1B in the drug, and its undisputed that Pfizer and NIH had an joint R&D contract, called a CRADA, in place during the... Read More
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