University and IP Management Case Studies
- Studies on "Development of University-Industry Partnerships for the Promotion of Innovation and Transfer of Technology"
- Reports on "Technology Management Center" in Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore
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IP and Technology Management for Universities
University IP policies
- Kyoto University
- Columbia University
- Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
- Flinders University of South Australia
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Indiana University
- Stanford University
- Stellenbosch University
- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ)
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of Calgary
- University of Cincinnati
- University of Melbourne
- University of Michigan
- University of Minho (Portugal)
- University of Minnesota
- University of Northern Iowa
- University of Texas at Austin
- University of Washington
- Washington University in Saint Louis
- Technische Universität München
Online IP Information Services
University and Technology Transfer
- Commercialization: IP generated in universities can be commercialized by means of donating, licensing, selling (of the IP) to industries, or creating a company (start-up and spin off.) This process is called academic technology transfer.
- Organizations which support IP and Technology Transfer
- World Association of Technology Transfer Organization (WATTO) In this internet site you will find a list of links to numerous organizations actively involved in transfer of technology.
- Good Practice in the Transfer of University Technology to Industry was published by the European Innovation Monitoring System (EIMS) - for more information visit: http://www.cordis.lu/eims/src/eims-r26.htm
- Licensing and Technology Transfer in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Other Links / IP Related Resources
- CARDS - The European Commission has launched the Stabilisation and Association process (SAp) in 2000 setting the overall legal framework for the future economic and political relationships between the EU and each of the CARDS countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (S&M) and the former yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (fyROM).
In this context, CARDS Regional IP Programme was designed to support the economic development of the five CARDS countries through effective and adequate protection and enforcement of industrial and intellectual property rights in line with the requirements of the SAA and WTO, with the wider objective to support the participation of these countries in the Stabilisation and Association Process, SAP. For more information visit: http://ec.europa.eu/enlargement/how-does-it-work/financial-assistance/cards/index_en.htm
- The European Commission has launched the Stabilisation and Association process (SAp) in 2000 setting the overall legal framework for the future economic and political relationships between the EU and each of the CARDS countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (S&M) and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (fyROM). In this context, CARDS Regional IP Programme was designed to support the economic development of the five CARDS countries through effective and adequate protection and enforcement of industrial and intellectual property rights in line with the requirements of the SAA and WTO, with the wider objective to support the participation of these countries in the Stabilisation and Association Process, SAP. For more information visit: http://www.cards-ipr.org
- The National Center for Industrial Property Information (NCIPI), is an Independent Administrative Institution that provides comprehensive information on industrial property through a wide range of measures for encouraging patent licensing between corporations and universities/public testing and research institutions - for more information visit: http://www.inpit.go.jp/english
- The Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) aims to ensure the contribution of research to sustainable development and to strengthen the innovation and research system in South Africa - for more information visit: http://www.sarima.co.za
- SWITCH - The Swiss Education & Research Network was established to create, promote and offer the necessary basis for the effective use of modern methods of telecomputing in teaching and research in Switzerland: http://www.switch.ch
- SWITT - The Swiss Technology Transfer Association gathers professionals in technology transfer working for R&D institutions, universities, higher educational specialized institutions, with a not to profit goal: http://www.switt.ch
- Managing IP - Challenges and Responses for Agricultural Research Institutes Investments in Agriculture Face an Uncertain Future with a View to the Changing Context for Intelletual Property - for more information on visit - http://www.cgiar.org
- Recognizing and Managing Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest - This document is the result of the efforts of the Council of Governmental Relations (COGR) Working Group on Conflicts of Interest. The COGR is an association that includes among its membership 150 research-intensive universities - for more information visit: http://www.northwestern.edu/ttp/investigators/COIFinal.pdf
- Intellectual Property Watch: http://www.ip-watch.org
- The Science and Development Network: http://www.scidev.net/en/
- Inventa International, Intellectual Property, Attorney at Law. Useful information about IP in African countries: http://www.inventa-international.com
- Weblog providing news, information and comment on IP law, practice and business deals right across Africa: http://afro-ip.blogspot.com
- Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors (PIIPA): http://www.piipa.org
Links to Internet Resources
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