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Presented in August 2017

  • Why IP matters
  • IP and sponsored research
  • IP-based agreements

Presented by Chris Corbett // August 2018

 

 

 

  • What is a patent?
  • How/why does a public disclosure affect patentability?
  • Types of public disclosures
  • How to publish without hurting your patent rights
  • Key milestones of the patent process

Presented in October 2017

  • What is a Copyright?
  • How do I protect myself from Copyright Infringement claims?
  • What is Fair Use?
  • Is there value in Copyright?

Presented by Andrew Pollock // February 2017

  • Not all intellectual property is patentable
  • Filing for copyrights and trademarks
  • Protecting your software application
  • Examples of licensing non-traditional IP

Presented by Andrew Pollock // November 2016

  • Evaluating product-market fit
  • Marketing technology: the OTD-inventor partnership
  • Licensing terms and requirements
  • Commercial terms and SRAs
  • Enforcement, infringement and little men who live under bridges

Presented by Gina McMillen & Annie Smith // November 2017

  • Generating data for patent claims
  • Gathering commercially relevant data
  • Funding to bridge the data disconnect

Presented by Meredith Wilkerson // May 2017

  • How to convey the value and impact of your work outside academia
  • Tips for being clear, concise, and compelling
  • Best practices for customer discovery and determining product-market fit

 

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Presented by Jim Bratton // January 2017

  • How to launch a new venture
  • Determining if you have a conflict of interest
  • Managing conflicts of interest

 

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Presented by
Charles A. Hinton, Jr.
Director, NSF I-Corps/Startup Aggieland // March 2017

  • Avoid wasting time with ideas that don’t work
  • Reduce your chances of flop
  • Is there really a problem that your innovation solves? Or are you imagining there is a problem or need?
  • Is there a market for your product or are you just dreaming?

Presented January 2018

  • Explore opportunities for research graduate students interested in a career in industry or entrepreneurship
  • Hear from current Venture Fellows teams that are starting businesses around university IP
  • Learn about program details, including selection, curriculum, and goals

Presented by Tom Wavering, Executive Director of the Tom Love Innovation Hub at OU // February 2018

  • What are the SBIR and STTR programs?
  • Qualities of a competitive project
  • SBIR support at OU

Presented by Meredith Wilkerson & Annie Smith // September 2018

  • How to gather useful insights from the market
  • Common customer discovery mistakes
  • Funding to support market discovery