Lunch and Learn with OTM: Intellectual Property and Commercialization

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You are invited to a Lunch and Learn Session to hear the Office of Technology Management (OTM) talk about Intellectual Property and Commercialization. OTM is dedicated to protecting and promoting U of I’s inventors and their inventions, commercializing the intellectual property (IP), and bringing innovations to public use.

RK Narayanan and Lisan Smith, Life Sciences Technology Managers at OTM, will be leading the session. They will talk about intellectual property, patenting your inventions, and the licensing process. In addition, there will be a comprehensive discussion on the various stages of technology transfer, such the process of commercialization and the transition(development)(journey) of technologies from academic research to the marketplace. 

This talk is open to all students, including graduate students and postdocs. Pizza will be provided.