2014 Intellectual Property Symposium
The event is free, but registration is required. Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP to Tracey Gallegos at email@example.com or ext. 2-4033.
The symposium features industry experts, fellow and former Argonne researchers and subject matter experts speaking on the following topics:
- Partnerships with Industry
- Collaboration with Industry
- Patents (filing, disclosing, reporting)
- Technology Transfer
- Commercialization of Technology
9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Gregory Morin (OTD)
Director for Strategy and Innovation
Interim Director Technology Development and Commercialization
William S. Elias II (LEG)
9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
TDC: Technology Transfer 2.0: Industry Style Business Development
Carl Shurboff (TDC) will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Technology Development and Commercialization Division, and how TDC has transitioned to make customer service their top priority.
9:55 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Disclosure to Issuance: Navigating You Through the Patent Process
Mark Hilliard (LEG) and Jonathan McKay (TDC) will discuss the positive impact of licensing a patent on the inventor and laboratory, and cover the step by step process from invention disclosure to patent issuance.
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Break 15 minutes
10:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Engaging with Industry and Government Agencies
Chris Claxton (TDC) and Mark Langguth (LEG) will discuss different ways companies and government agencies can partner with Argonne, and how TDC and Legal work with you throughout the process and why it is important.
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Realities of Working with Industry
A panel of Argonne scientists moderated by Mark Langguth (LEG) and Aaron Sauers (TDC), will share best practices and lessons learned while interfacing with industry partners and discuss what happens after the deal is executed.
Researchers are highly encouraged to provide questions they have and would like answered during the symposium when registering.