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Issues In Higher Education: Technology Transfer – Moving Ingenuity Out of the University and Into the Marketplace


Please join Husch Blackwell intellectual property attorneys in an exploration of basic technology transfer concepts for college and university administrators.


  • Planning for inventions developed with research grant dollars: an overview of the Bayh-Dole Act and best practices in documenting inventions.
  • Policies supporting researchers, compliance and fairness, including successful practices for professor compliance.
  • Trade secret and patent considerations: patent protection vs. trade secret requirements and the role of trade secrets in technology transfer practices.
  • Sustaining innovation and research at your institution, including guidance on maintaining communication between professors and technology transfer officials.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m. CST

Anne Cartwright, Attorney
Michael Cronin, Partner
Denise Mayfield, Partner

Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.


Anne D. Cartwright

Senior Counsel

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