Ryan Marshall, JD

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Triage for Inadvertent Invention Disclosure

Academic leaders are responsible for obtaining value from innovations developed at a university. Importantly, innovation value can vanish when there is an inadvertent disclosure of an invention. A hallmark requirement

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Effective IP Policies for Universities

Academic institutions train many of the innovators who solve problems and thereby fuel the global economy and improve the human condition. Professors at those institutions make important discoveries with compelling

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Considerations for Monetizing University Patents

Universities protect researchers’ inventions by securing patents. The resulting commercialization activities provide additional funding for research and spur start-up companies. Many universities retain their patent assets in-house even though monetizing

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