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Software Patents after the "Alice" Decision

Software Patents after the "Alice" Decision

Join us for a Panel Discussion on the Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling

April 29, 11:30-1 PM

2405 Siebel Center

RSVP Requested 

Pizza Provided!

In response to the Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued new guidelines on the patentability of abstract ideas and software. 

Congratulations Dr. Kenneth Suslick, Innovation Transfer Award Winner

Innovation Celebration is an annual event that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit in our community and on our campus. Awardees are recognized for contributions in several categories, including economic impact, social entrepreneurship, and student start-ups. 

Join Us at the TTS Global Initiative, July 20-21, 2015

The TTS Global Iniative brings together stakeholder groups involved in early stage biotechnology to discuss critical issues in technology transfer.

The Office of Technology Management is proud to partner with TTS to offer the next North American summit, which will be held July 20-21, 2015 at the UIC Forum in Chicago.

This event is produced in collaboration with numerous regional partners, including:

Third Rock Ventures Announces $45 Million Launch of Revolution Medicines

Third Rock Ventures has announced the $45 million launch of Revolution Medicines, a biotech startup based on research from UI chemistry professor Martin Burke.  This has been featured in FierceBiotech.com and San Francisco Business Times

The company's press release is below--

Join Our Team: Internship Opportunity at the Intersection of Business, Science & Law

The Office of Technology Management is seeking MBA, J.D., and Ph.D. candidates to join its paid commercialization analyst intern program for the 2015-2016 school year.

Interns will develop an understanding of intellectual property law, market & industry analysis, and introductory licensing methods and strategies.

Illinois Proof-of-Concept Fund Update

 


 

 

 

Last spring, the University launched the Illinois Proof-of-Concept fund (I-POC) to help bridge the gap between University innovations and the marketplace by funding research and development that will demonstrate an innovation’s market viability to potential investors and partners.

Innovation Celebration 2015

Innovation Celebration is an annual event that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit in our community and on our campus. Awardees are recognized for contributions in several categories, including economic impact, social entrepreneurship, and student start-ups. 

UI-JCESR Symposium Advances Discussion on Battery Storage Research

UI First JCESR Partner to Host Regional Symposium
 

First Silicon Valley Edition of Campus Technology Showcase Attracts 90 Attendees

Share the Vision: San Francisco, hosted by the Office of Technology Management, was held on November 18 in partnership with the annual Silicon Valley Roundtable Dinner organized by the Foundation and the Illini Center West.  Six faculty entrepreneurs presented their research to an audience of corporate and venture capital representatives and University alumni.

IP Update: OTM's Patent Blog

by Sandra Thompson, Patent Coordinator

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