Universities and research institutions today face increasing pressure to publish their research, as well as to commercialize their technologies and monetize their inventions. All of this must be done as cost-effectively as possible to reflect the economic realities of academia and to foster growth of start-up licensees. At the same time, government and private funding sources have become more demanding and require special procedures.
Our attorneys and professionals have extensive experience and expertise helping universities and research institutions protect their technologies and push them out to the commercial sector with an emphasis on efficiency. Our strong technical backgrounds enable us to understand and protect their inventions at the highest level, and our experience permits us to interact effectively with members of both the academic and business communities in furthering the institution’s goals while also helping start-up licensees build and grow their businesses.