Evaluate physical sciences and engineering portfolio of cases for patent-ability and commercial potential. Interact with inventors and University partners to understand technology and market application. Participate in preparation of technology assessments and presentation to Intellectual Property Committee for decision on disposition of cases on agenda. Assist with the maintenance of an extensive patent portfolio and routine correspondence with the law firms handling patent prosecution. Review and draft agreements. Develop and implement marketing plans for selected technologies, including the establishment of initial contacts with potential licensees and partners. Research industries and deal comparables for the valuation of related technologies and negotiate licenses. Monitor existing agreements for compliance. Interact/communicate with third parties regarding ongoing activities under active agreements.
Evaluate assigned portfolio of cases for patent-ability and commercial potential. Development and implementation of marketing plans for selected technologies, including establishing initial contacts with potential licensees and partners. Assist with the maintenance of the extensive patent portfolio and routine correspondence with the law firms handling patent prosecution. Review and draft agreements. Research deal comparables and assist with the preparation of license term sheets. Monitor existing agreements for compliance. Supervise one to two (1 to 2) interns.
Bachelor's degree in physical sciences or engineering and three (3) years of technology transfer and technology development or the equivalent experience.
One to Two (1-2) years of relevant experience in a technology transfer/technology development capacity in academia or industry or one to two (1 to 2) years of experience in a research position in industry.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some familiarity with market research and technology evaluation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly. Excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable working with multiple constituents, including representatives and attorneys. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little supervision. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 11359
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